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Administrative data

Endpoint:
relative self-ignition temperature (solids)
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
from 24 may 1993 to 22 february 1994
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: GLP study

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
1994
Report Date:
1994

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
EU Method A.16 (Relative Self-Ignition Temperature for Solids)
Deviations:
not specified
GLP compliance:
yes

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Details on test material:
Atrazine (technical)
Batch n. 2653, Ref 743
Purity: 97.5%
Expiry: stable until at least January 1995
Appaerance: white powder
Storage conditions: in the dark at 4°C

Results and discussion

Relative self-ignition temperature (solids)
Relative self-ignition temperature:
> 450 °C
Remarks on result:
other:
Remarks:
at atm. press. of 1.0 atm

Any other information on results incl. tables

the oven and sample temperatures both rose steadly up to a temperature of 450°C indicating thet the test substance was not self-ignitable.

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
Atrazine (technical) does not self-ignite under the conditions of the test.