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Endpoint:
auto-flammability
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
14 July - 29 July 2010
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: GLP compliant, guideline test. Available as an unpublished report, acceptable without restrictions.

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
2010

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
EU Method A.15 (Auto-Ignition Temperature (Liquids and Gases))
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. QA statement)

Test material

Constituent 1
Reference substance name:
Refinable No 6.2: Au Electrolyte
IUPAC Name:
Refinable No 6.2: Au Electrolyte
Details on test material:
- Name of test material (as cited in study report): Refinable No 6.2: Au Electrolyte
- Physical state: amber coloured liquid
- Storage condition of test material: Room temperature in the dark

Results and discussion

Auto-ignition temperature (liquids / gases)
Auto-ignition temperature:
> 400
Atm. press.:
99.9 kPa
Remarks on result:
other: No auto ignition temperature determined up to 400°C

Any other information on results incl. tables

Table 1. Results

Test Temperature (°C) Test Volume (µL) Ignition Delay (s) Observations
200 (clean flask) 70 >300 No ignition. Grey fumes were emitted for approximately 5 seconds after the injection
250 (clean flask) 70 >300 No ignition
300 70 >300 No ignition. Grey fumes were emitted for approximately 10 seconds after the injection
350 70 >300 No ignition. Grey fumes were emitted for approximately 15 seconds after the injection
400 (clean flask) 70 >300 No ignition. Grey fumes were emitted for approximately 5 seconds after the injection
400 (clean flask) 200 >300 No ignition. A burst of grey fumes/vapour emitted after the injection
400 (clean flask) 400 >300 No ignition. A burst of grey fumes/vapour emitted after the injection
400 (clean flask) 600 >300 No ignition. A burst of grey fumes/vapour emitted after the injection
400 (clean flask) 800 >300 No ignition. A burst of grey fumes/vapour emitted after the injection
400 (clean flask) 1000 >300 No ignition. A burst of grey fumes/vapour emitted after the injection

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
Au electrolyte has been determined not to have an auto-ignition temperature below 400°C.
Executive summary:

In a GLP compliant, guideline test Au electrolyte has been determined not to have an auto-ignition temperature below 400°C.