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auto-ignition temperature (liquids)
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study
according to guideline
EU Method A.15 (Auto-Ignition Temperature (Liquids and Gases))
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. QA statement)
Auto-ignition temperature:
542 °C
Atm. press.:
101.9 kPa
Remarks on result:
The auto-ignition temperature of the substance was 542 ± 5 °C at standard atmospheric pressure.
Executive summary:

The auto-ignition temperature of the substance methyl benzoate was studied under GLP in accordance with EU Method A.15. The test item has been determined to have an auto-ignition temperature of 542 ± 5 °C.

Description of key information

542 ± 5 °C

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Autoflammability / Self-ignition temperature at 101 325 Pa:
542 °C

Additional information

The auto-ignition temperature of the substance was tested in accordance with EU method A.15 and was determined to be 542 ± 5 °C at standard atmospheric pressure.