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Endpoint:
auto-ignition temperature (liquids)
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
Study initiation date: 29 June 2009 Study completion date: 28 October 2009
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: GLP-Guideline Study
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
EU Method A.15 (Auto-Ignition Temperature (Liquids and Gases))
Version / remarks:
Directive 92/69/EEC, Official Journal L 383 A 1992
Deviations:
no
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
other: DIN 51 794 (covers a temperature range from 75 to 650 °C)
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes
Specific details on test material used for the study:
Storage: at approx. 4 °C/ cool; at room temperature
Key result
Auto-ignition temperature:
410 °C
Atm. press.:
1 019 hPa

Details on single measurements:

 

Temperature [°C]

Injected volume
[Drops]

Time-lag [s] until
ignition

Test 1

420

5

12

415

5

17

410

5/10

-/14

405

10/15/20

-/-/-

408

20

 -

 

Temperature [°C]

Injected volume
[Drops]

Time-lag [s] until
ignition

Test 2

420

5

8

415

5

13

410

5

14

405

5/10/15/20

-/-/-/-

 

408

20

 -

 

Temperature [°C]

Injected volume
[Drops]

Time-lag [s] until
ignition

Test 3

420

5

11

415

5

12

410

5/10/15/20

-/-/-/-

413

20

 -

The measured lowest ignition temperatures of the main test are > 300 °C and do not differ by more than 20 °C, thus the test is satisfactory.

The auto-ignition temperature is defined as the lowest temperature of all single results of the main test, but rounded down to multiples of 5 °C.

 

Test 1

Test 2

Test 3

Lowest ignition temperatures [°C]

410

410

415

Auto-ignition temperature [°C]

410

Conclusions:
Auto-ignition temperature (EU method A.15) = 410 °C
Executive summary:

The auto-ignition temperature of the test item was determined according to EU test method A.15 [Directive 92/69/EEC, Official Journal L 383 A 1992] and DIN 51 794.

Auto-ignition temperature: (1019 hPa): 410°C

Description of key information

Auto-ignition temperature (EU method A.15): 410 °C

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Autoflammability / Self-ignition temperature at 101 325 Pa:
410 °C

Additional information

The auto-ignition temperature of the test item was determined according to EU test method A.15 [Directive 92/69/EEC, Official Journal L 383 A 1992] and DIN 51 794.

Auto-ignition temperature: (1019 hPa) 410°C