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Reference
Endpoint:
auto-ignition temperature (liquids)
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
from 2021-01-18 to 2021-01-27
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
EU Method A.15 (Auto-Ignition Temperature (Liquids and Gases))
Version / remarks:
2008
Deviations:
no
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
DIN 51794 (Testing of mineral oil hydrocarbons - Determination of ignition temperature)
Version / remarks:
2003
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
no
Key result
Auto-ignition temperature:
325 °C
Atm. press.:
>= 1 001 - <= 1 020 hPa

Results of the preliminary test

Temperature / °C

Ignition / +/-

221

-

246

-

268

-

292

-

314

-

340

-

342

+

 

Results of the main test

Main test series

Lowest temperatures of an ignition / °C

Highest temperatures without an ignition / °C

Atmospheric Pressure / hPa

1

334

332

1020

2

333

332

1020

3

333

332

1020

4

330

328

1001 - 1003

 

The auto-ignition temperature rounded down to the nearest multiple of 5 °C was determined as 325 °C.

Conclusions:
The auto-ignition temperature of the test item was determined to be 325 °C.
Executive summary:

An experimental study was conducted to determine the auto-ignition temperature of the test item according to Regulation (EC) No. 440/2008 and DIN 51794. The measurements were conducted in a fully automated apparatus (ZT2). The lowest auto-ignition temperature rounded down to the nearest multiple of 5 °C was determined as 325 °C.

Description of key information

The auto-ignition temperature of the test item was determined to be 325 °C.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

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

Additional information

An experimental study was conducted to determine the auto-ignition temperature of the test item according to Regulation (EC) No. 440/2008 and DIN 51794. The measurements were conducted in a fully automated apparatus (ZT2). The lowest auto-ignition temperature rounded down to the nearest multiple of 5 °C was determined as 325 °C.