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Endpoint:
auto-flammability
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Guideline study, to GLP.
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
EU Method A.15 (Auto-Ignition Temperature (Liquids and Gases))
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
other: DIN 41794: 'Determining the Ignition Temperature of Petroleum Products', 2003
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
other: International Electrotechnical Commision (IEC), IEC Standard 79-4: 'Electrical Apparatus for Explosive Gas Atmospheres, Part 4, Method of Test for Ignition Temperature', 1975
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. certificate)
Specific details on test material used for the study:
Commercial name: Dimetol (as reported in the report):
Chemical nature: 2,6-dimethylheptan-2-ol
Molecular weight: 144.2 g/mol
CAS number: 13254-34-7
Batch: PE00090447
Purity: 99.6 %
Expiry date: 28 May 2016
Key result
Auto-ignition temperature:
380 °C
Atm. press.:
>= 1 013.3 - <= 1 020.9 hPa
Conclusions:
Commercially available auto-ignition temperature apparatus was used for the determination of the degree of auto-ignitability of Dimetol.
The test substance is auto-ignitable with an auto-ignition temperature of 380°C at 1013.3 – 1020.9 hPa.

Description of key information

Commercially available auto-ignition temperature apparatus was used for the determination of the degree of auto-ignitability of Dimetol, EU Method Auto-Ignition Temperature (Liquids and Gases).

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Autoflammability / Self-ignition temperature at 101 325 Pa:
380 °C

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