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Administrative data

Endpoint:
auto-flammability
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: The experimental procedure was based on ASTM-E 659-78 and conformed to the requirements of EC Directive 92/69/EEC Method A15. The study was conducted in a GLP compliant laboratory.

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
2009
Report Date:
2009

Materials and methods

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

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Details on test material:
- Name of test material (as cited in study report): TAEE (tert-Amyl Ethyl Ether)
- CAS number: 919-94-8
- Physical state: Colourless mobile liquid at ambient room temperature
- Analytical purity: 99.4 %
- Impurities (identity and concentrations): Identified impurities are (wt-%): ethanol 0.02, diethyl ether 0.02, 2-methyl-2-butanol 0.07, C8-C10 ethers 0.03, C5-olefins 0.09, C9-C10 -olefins 0.27
- Purity test date: 9.10.2008
- Lot/batch No.: 00931302

Results and discussion

Auto-ignition temperature (liquids / gases)
Auto-ignition temperature:
289 °C
Atm. press.:
99 kPa
Remarks on result:
other:

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
The auto-ignition temperature of TAEE was 289°C (with a discrimination of ± 5°C) at an atmospheric pressure of 99.0 kPa.
Executive summary:

The study was a GLP compliant laboratory study. The experimental procedure was based on ASTM-E 659-78 and conformed to the requirements of EC Directive 92/69/EEC Method A15. The auto-ignition temperature of TAEE was determined to be 289°C (with a discrimination of ± 5°C), with a sample volume of 0.1 mL, at an atmospheric pressure of 99.0 kPa.