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Reference
Endpoint:
auto-ignition temperature, other
Remarks:
Liquids and gases
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
The study was conducted between 16 May 2016 and 17 May 2016.
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study
Reference:
Composition 1
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
EU Method A.15 (Auto-Ignition Temperature (Liquids and Gases))
Version / remarks:
Method A.15 Auto-Ignition Temperature (Liquids and Gases) of Commission Regulation (EC) No 440/2008 of 30 May 2008.
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. certificate)
Test material information:
Composition 1
Key result
Auto-ignition temperature:
264 °C
Atm. press.:
>= 99.8 - <= 100 kPa
Remarks on result:
other: Room temperature: 20 to 21 °C

Results of the auto-ignition temperature determination are shown in the following table:

Test temperature (ºC)

Test volume (µL)

Ignition delay (s)

Observations

200 (clean flask)

70

>300

No ignition.

250 (clean flask)

70

>300

No ignition. Grey fumes were emitted.

300 (clean flask)

70

4

An orange flame. Grey fumes were emitted.

290

70

6

An orange flame. Grey fumes were emitted.

280

70

8

An orange flame. Grey fumes were emitted.

270

70

15

An orange flame. Grey fumes were emitted.

260 (clean flask)

70

>300

No ignition. Grey fumes were emitted.

262 (clean flask)

70

>300

No ignition. Grey fumes were emitted.

264

70

23

An orange flame. Grey fumes were emitted.

262 (clean flask)

200

>300

No ignition. Grey fumes were emitted.

262 (clean flask)

400

>300

No ignition. Grey fumes were emitted.

262 (clean flask)

600

>300

No ignition. Grey fumes were emitted.

262 (clean flask)

800

>300

No ignition. Grey fumes were emitted.

262 (clean flask)

1000

>300

No ignition. Grey fumes were emitted.

Room temperature: 20 to 21 °C
Atmospheric pressure: 99.8 to 100.0 kPa

Conclusions:
The test item, Octacetal, has been determined to have an auto-ignition temperature of 264 °C.
Executive summary:

The auto-ignition temperature of the test item Octacetal has been determined to be 264 °C, using a procedure designed to be compatible with Method A.15 Auto-Ignition Temperature (Liquids and Gases) of Commission Regulation (EC) No 440/2008 of 30 May 2008.

Description of key information

The auto-ignition temperature of the test item Octacetal has been determined to be 264 °C, using a procedure designed to be compatible with Method A.15 Auto-Ignition Temperature (Liquids and Gases) of Commission Regulation (EC) No 440/2008 of 30 May 2008.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Autoflammability / Self-ignition temperature at 101 325 Pa:
264 °C

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