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Endpoint:
auto-ignition temperature (liquids)
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
november 2017
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
EU Method A.15 (Auto-Ignition Temperature (Liquids and Gases))
Deviations:
no
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
DIN 51794 (Testing of mineral oil hydrocarbons - Determination of ignition temperature)
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes
Key result
Auto-ignition temperature:
395 °C
Atm. press.:
>= 987 - <= 995 hPa
Conclusions:
3-methylsulfolane has an auto-ignition temperature of 395ºC at 987-995 hPa.
Executive summary:

The substance 3-methylsulfolane has an auto-ignition temperature of 395ºC at 987-995 hPa according to the regulations EU Method A.15 and DIN 51794.

Description of key information

3 -Methylsulfolane has an auto-ignition temperature of 395ºC at 987-995 hPa.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Autoflammability / Self-ignition temperature at 101 325 Pa:
395 °C

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