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Administrative data

Endpoint:
auto-ignition temperature (liquids)
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
2018
Report date:
2018

Materials and methods

Test guidelineopen allclose all
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
EU Method A.15 (Auto-Ignition Temperature (Liquids and Gases))
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
DIN 51794 (Testing of mineral oil hydrocarbons - Determination of ignition temperature)
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
DIN EN 14522, Method S (Determination of the auto ignition temperature of gases and vapours)
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. QA statement)

Test material

Constituent 1
Reference substance name:
Valproic acid
IUPAC Name:
Valproic acid
Details on test material:
- Supplied by Parke-Davis Pharmaceutical Research Division
- The percentages of active component (valproic acid) were determined by a gas-chromatographic assay for purposes of dose calculation.

Results and discussion

Auto-ignition temperature (liquids / gases)
Key result
Auto-ignition temperature:
400 °C
Atm. press.:
>= 1 009 - <= 1 021.3 hPa

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
The auto-ignition temperature rounded down to the nearest multiple of 5°C was determined as 400°C according to the Regulation EC No. 440/2008 and DIN 51794.