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auto-ignition temperature (liquids)
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Done in accordance with standard testing method however not under GLP.
according to guideline
other: ASTM E659
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Product is placed in a uniformly heated glass flask containing air at a predetermined temperature. Contents are observed in a dark room for 10 min after insertion or until autoignition occurs, evidenced by appearance of flame and a temperature rise.
GLP compliance:
Not specified
Key result
Auto-ignition temperature:
400 °C
Atm. press.:
1 atm
Remarks on result:
The reported self-ignition temperature is 400°C.
Executive summary:

The self-ignition temperature of isohexadecane is reported as 400°C (company data).

Description of key information

The reported self-ignition temperature of isohexadecane is 400°C (company data).

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Autoflammability / Self-ignition temperature at 101 325 Pa:
400 °C

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