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Endpoint:
auto-ignition temperature (liquids)
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
16/12/2009 to 20/12/2009
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Propietary GLP study report.
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
EU Method A.15 (Auto-Ignition Temperature (Liquids and Gases))
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Correction for barometric pressure was not required.
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. QA statement)
Auto-ignition temperature:
231 °C
Atm. press.:
101.4 kPa
Remarks on result:
other:

Results:

Hot flame autoignition temperature (AIT, °C ): 231

Time lag to autoignition (s): 197

Barometric pressure (kPa): 101.4

Sample quantity (µl): 300

Cool Flame Observed down to (CFT, °C): N/A

 

No cool flames were observed.

Table. Full test results.

Date

Inner flask temperature

Volume of liquid (µl)

Ignition? Yes / No

Time lag (s)

Comments

16 Dec

300

150

Y

3

Small flame

16 Dec

270

150

Y

21

Medium flame

16 Dec

255

150

Y

54

Large flame

16 Dec

240

150

Y

70

Large flame

17 Dec

234

150

N

-

-

17 Dec

237

150

N

-

-

17 Dec

237

200

Y

130

Large flame

17 Dec

234

200

N

-

-

17 Dec

234

250

Y

189

Large flame

17 Dec

231

250

N

-

-

18 Dec

231

300

Y

197

Large flame

18 Dec

228

300

N

-

-

18 Dec

228

400

N

-

-

18 Dec

228

500

N

-

-

18 Dec

228

600

N

-

-

18 Dec

228

50

N

-

-

18 Dec

228

100

N

-

-

20 Dec

228

250

N

-

-

20 Dec

228

200

N

-

-

20 Dec

228

150

N

-

-

Conclusions:
The autoignition temperature obtained for amyl cinnamic aldehyde was 231°C at 101.4 kPa.
Executive summary:

The autoignition temperature obtained for amyl cinnamic aldehyde was determined according to EU Method A.15 and it was found to be 231°C at 101.4 kPa.

Description of key information

The autoignition temperature obtained for amyl cinnamic aldehyde was 231°C at 101.4 kPa.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Autoflammability / Self-ignition temperature at 101 325 Pa:
231 °C

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