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Auto flammability

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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:
other: Study according to national / international standard
according to guideline
other: DIN 51794
GLP compliance:
Auto-ignition temperature:
> 560 °C
Atm. press.:
ca. 101 kPa
Remarks on result:
other: on composite sample 08; substance is solid at ambient temperature with a softening point of > 65°C at 101 kPa

Description of key information

The ignition temperature of pitch, coal tar, high-temp. is > 560 °C.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Autoflammability / Self-ignition temperature at 101 325 Pa:
560 °C

Additional information

The substance is solid at ambient temperatures with a softening point of > 65 °C.