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Endpoint:
relative self-ignition temperature (solids)
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Study conducted in compliance with internationally accepted guidelines.

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
2012

Materials and methods

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

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Test material form:
solid: particulate/powder
Remarks:
migrated information: powder
Details on test material:
- Name of test material (as cited in study report): Copper sulphide.- Test material purity: 98 % minimum.- Lot/batch No.: CM14037- Storage condition of test material: Room temperature in the dark.

Results and discussion

Relative self-ignition temperature (solids)
Relative self-ignition temperature:
260 °C
Remarks on result:
other:

Any other information on results incl. tables

Whilst heating the test item, self-heating of the sample was observed. The temperature/time curve is shown in the attached Figure 1.  On completion of the test, the test item was a dark grey fused solid.

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
Copper sulphide has been determined to have a relative self-ignition temperature of 260 °C.