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auto-ignition temperature (liquids)
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study
according to guideline
EU Method A.15 (Auto-Ignition Temperature (Liquids and Gases))
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. QA statement)
Specific details on test material used for the study:
- Physical Appearance: Colourless to yellow liquid
- Date of Expiry: 20-12-2020
- Storage Condition: Ambient (21 to 29°C)
Key result
Auto-ignition temperature:
387.5 °C
Atm. press.:
1 015 hPa

The results of the study revealed that the test item has a cool-flame auto ignition temperature (CFT) of 387.3 and 387.2°C and a hot-flame auto ignition temperature (AIT) of 387.5 and 387.4°C for replicates R1 and R2, respectively, at an atmospheric pressure of 1015 hPa and 1010 hPa, respectively, with an ignition delay time of 2 seconds.

Description of key information

The auto ignition temperature of the test item was found to be 387.5°C.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Autoflammability / Self-ignition temperature at 101 325 Pa:
387.5 °C

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