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Endpoint:
auto-flammability
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
Between 07 January 2009 and 17 April 2009.
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Study conducted in compliance with agreed protocols, with no or minor deviations from standard test guidelines and/or minor methodological deficiencies, which do not affect the quality of the relevant results.
Reference:
Composition 0
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
EU Method A.15 (Auto-Ignition Temperature (Liquids and Gases))
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. certificate)
Remarks:
Date of inspection: 19th August 2008 Date of signature: 4th March 2009
Test material information:
Composition 1
Key result
Auto-ignition temperature:
318 °C
Atm. press.:
> 97.4 - 102.68 kPa

Results:

Test Temperature (ºC)

Test
Volume (µL)

Ignition
Delay (s)

Observations

50 (clean flask)

70

>300

No ignition was observed.

100 (clean flask)

70

>300

No ignition was observed.

150

70

>300

No ignition was observed.

200

70

>300

No ignition was observed.

250 (clean flask)

70

>300

No ignition was observed.

300 (clean flask)

70

>300

No ignition was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

350

70

>300

No ignition was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

400

70

<1

An orange flame was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

398 (clean flask)

70

<1

An orange flame was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

396 (clean flask)

70

14

An orange flame was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

392 (clean flask)

70

4

An orange flame was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

Test Temperature (ºC)

Test Volume (µl)

Ignition Delay (s)

Observations

388 (clean flask)

70

<1

An orange flame was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

380 (clean flask)

70

3

An orange flame was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

370 (clean flask)

70

15

An orange flame was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

360 (clean flask)

70

>300

No ignition was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

364 (clean flask)

70

32

An orange flame was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

362 (clean flask)

70

>300

No ignition was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

362 (clean flask)

200

>300

No ignition was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

362 (clean flask)

400

>300

No ignition was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

362 (clean flask)

600

>300

No ignition was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

362 (clean flask)

800

>300

No ignition was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

362 (clean flask)

1000

41

An orange flame was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

360 (clean flask)

1000

111

An orange flame was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

358 (clean flask)

1000

89

An orange flame was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

356 (clean flask)

1000

53

An orange flame was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

354 (clean flask)

1000

>300

No ignition was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

354 (clean flask)

1200

100

An orange flame was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

352 (clean flask)

1200

265

An orange flame was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

350 (clean flask)

1200

171

An orange flame was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

348 (clean flask)

1200

175

An orange flame was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

346 (clean flask)

1200

155

An orange flame was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

344 (clean flask)

1200

>300

No ignition was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

344 (clean flask)

1400

141

An orange flame was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

342 (clean flask)

1400

250

An orange flame was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

340 (clean flask)

1400

208

An orange flame was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

338 (clean flask)

1400

169

An orange flame was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

336 (clean flask)

1400

194

An orange flame was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

334 (clean flask)

1400

>300

No ignition was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

334 (clean flask)

1600

228

An orange flame was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

330 (clean flask)

1600

>300

No ignition was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

Test Temperature (ºC)

Test Volume (µl)

Ignition Delay (s)

Observations

332 (clean flask)

1600

245

An orange flame was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

330 (clean flask)

1800

275

An orange flame was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

328 (clean flask)

1800

>300

No ignition was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

328 (clean flask)

2000

183

An orange flame was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

326 (clean flask)

2000

>300

No ignition was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

326 (clean flask)

2200

295

An orange flame was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

324 (clean flask)

2200

>300

No ignition was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

324 (clean flask)

2400

243

An orange flame was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

322 (clean flask)

2400

262

An orange flame was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

320 (clean flask)

2400

225

An orange flame was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

316 (clean flask)

2400

>300

No ignition was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

318 (clean flask)

2400

>300

No ignition was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

318 (clean flask)

2600

259

An orange flame was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

316 (clean flask)

2600

>300

No ignition was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

316 (clean flask)

2800

>300

No ignition was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

316 (clean flask)

3000

>300

No ignition was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

316 (clean flask)

3200

>300

No ignition was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

316 (clean flask)

3400

>300

No ignition was observed. Grey fumes were emitted.

Room temperature:             18 to 20 °C
Atmospheric pressure:       97.40 to 102.68 kPa

Conclusions:
The test material has been determined to have an auto-ignition temperature of 318 ± 5 °C.
Executive summary:

Auto-Ignition Temperature (Liquids and Gases): The test material has been determined to have an auto-ignition temperature of 318 ± 5 °C, using Method A.15 of Commission Regulation (EC) No 440/2008 of 30 May 2008.

Description of key information

The auto-ignition temperature of the substance was determined as 318°C according to EU Method A.15.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Autoflammability / Self-ignition temperature at 101 325 Pa:
318 °C

Additional information

Atmospheric pressure during test period: 97.4 - 102.68 kPa.