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Auto flammability

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Administrative data

Endpoint:
auto-flammability
Type of information:
migrated information: read-across based on grouping of substances (category approach)
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: GLP compliant, standard guideline, available as unpublished report, no restrictions, fully adequate for assessment

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
2001
Report date:
2001

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
EU Method A.15 (Auto-Ignition Temperature (Liquids and Gases))
GLP compliance:
yes

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
Hex-1-ene
EC Number:
209-753-1
EC Name:
Hex-1-ene
Cas Number:
592-41-6
Molecular formula:
C6H12
IUPAC Name:
hex-1-ene
Details on test material:
SHOP C6 alpha olefin. Batch from tank 9926. Received from Stanlow Manufacturing Complex, UK.Stored in the dark, under nitrogen at ambient temperature.

Results and discussion

Auto-ignition temperature (liquids / gases)
Auto-ignition temperature:
285 °C
Atm. press.:
102.7 kPa
Remarks on result:
other:

Any other information on results incl. tables

The performance of the equipment was verified by measuring the auto-ignition temperature of a reference item, benzyl acetate.

The auto-ignition of benzyl acetate was in agreement with a literature value (Fire Protection Agency).

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
The auto-ignition temperature of SHOP C6 alpha olefin is 285°C
Executive summary:

This has been chosen as the key study as it is GLP compliant and follows standard guidelines.