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Endpoint:
auto-ignition temperature (liquids)
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
20 OKT 2005 - 06 MAR 2006
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))
Version / remarks:
Directive 67/548/EEC Annex V
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. certificate)
Auto-ignition temperature:
450 °C
Atm. press.:
1 013 hPa

Preliminary test:

The lowest self-ignition temperature was determined to be 465 °C.

Main test:

The following table shows the results of the two principal tests. Temperatures, where self-ignition (+) was detected and where not (-). The amount of test item tested at each measurement is indicated as numbers of drops.

1. principal test      

2. principal test      

2. principal test (continuation)      

T / °C

drops

+/-

T / °C

drops

+/-

T / °C

drops

+/-

466

5

+

460

8

+

450

2

-

460

7

+

455

8

-

450

8

-

455

7

-

455

7

-

450

2

-

455

6

-

455

6

-

450

1

-

455

10

-

455

9

-

450

4

-

455

3

-

455

4

+

450

5

-

455

2

-

450

4

-

450

7

-

455

4

-

450

10

-

450

8

-

455

5

-

450

9

-

450

6

-

455

8

-

450

3

-

450

5

-

455

9

-

450

6

-

450

4

-

455

1

-

450

7

-

450

3

-

Barometric pressure: 1006.8 hPa

Barometric pressure: 1008.3 hPa

Barometric pressure: 1008.3 hPa

The self-ignition temperature of the test item is 450 °C.

Conclusions:
The self-ignition temperature of the test item is 450 °C.
Executive summary:

The self-ignition temperature was determined according to EU Method A.15 in a GLP study. The self-ignition temperature of the test item is 450 °C.

Description of key information

The self-ignition temperature was determined according to EU Method A.15 in a GLP study. The self-ignition temperature of the test item is 450 °C.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Autoflammability / Self-ignition temperature at 101 325 Pa:
450 °C

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