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Description of key information

The self-ignition temperature of dimethyl sulphide is 220°C. This is supported by a value of 205°C

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Autoflammability / Self-ignition temperature at 101 325 Pa:
220 °C

Additional information

Smeykal (2010) is a GLPcompliant study following EU method A.15 and is considered reliable and suitable for use for this endpoint.

This is supported by results taken from the WHO IPCS International Chemical Safety Cards (WHO, 1999). No information on the primary source of these data or the methods used is available. However, this information is taken from an internationally peer-reviewed chemical safety card and can be considered reliable and suitable for use for this endpoint.