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Endpoint:
relative self-ignition temperature (solids)
Type of information:
other: Statement
Adequacy of study:
supporting study
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: The study has been performed according to EC guidelines and according to GLP principles.

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
2008
Report Date:
2008

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
EU Method A.16 (Relative Self-Ignition Temperature for Solids)
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. certificate)

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Details on test material:
- Name of test material (as cited in study report): LiPF6
- Substance type: inorganic
- Physical state: white powder
- Analytical purity: > 99.9%
- Lot/batch No.: P07102202
- Expiration date of the lot/batch: 31 December 2008
- Stability under storage conditions: stable
- Storage condition of test material: At room temperature protected from light under nitrogen

Results and discussion

Any other information on results incl. tables

LiPF6 hydrolyses readily in contact with water or moisture. With this reaction, the formation of a white fume (most likely hydrogen fluoride (HF)) occurred. Due to release of HF, the thermocouple of the system is not expected to give reliable temperature readings. Furthermore according to the safety phrases, the oven should be placed in a fumehood, which was technically not possible.

In conclusion, it was not possible to perform the study on the self-ignition temperature of the test substance.

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
It was not possible to perform the study on the self-ignition temperature of the test substance.