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Endpoint:
minimum ignition energy
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: According to guideline, but not GLP

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
2008
Report date:
2008

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
other: VDI 2263, Part 1 (May 1990) Dust Fires and Dust Explosions, Hazards – Assessment - Protective Measures, Test Methods for the Determination of Safety Characteristic of Dusts.
GLP compliance:
no

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
Pentaerythritol
EC Number:
204-104-9
EC Name:
Pentaerythritol
Cas Number:
115-77-5
Molecular formula:
C5H12O4
IUPAC Name:
2,2-bis(hydroxymethyl)propane-1,3-diol
Details on test material:
Pentaerythritol Mono; Perstorp ID 0801-BHN-PE-66100009. Median particle size: 298 µm

Results and discussion

Results:
The Minimum Ignition Energy (M.I.E) without inductivity was determined for the sample “Pentaerythritol Mono; Perstorp ID 0801-BHN-PE-66100009” with 300 mJ

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
The Minimum Ignition Energy (M.I.E) without inductivity was determined for the sample “Pentaerythritol Mono; Perstorp ID 0801-BHN-PE-66100009” with 300 mJThe dust is specified according to the literature (2) as “normally ignitable”.
(2) Klais, O.; H. Franke; M. Glor; B. Maurer und C.-D. Walther: Vermeiden von Zundquellen als vorbeugender Explosionsschutz,
VDI-Berichte Nr. 975, S. 543-560, VDI-Verlag, Dusseldorf 1992.
Assessment criteria:
M.I.E. >=10 mJ: normally ignitable
3<=M.I.E.< 10 mJ: especially ignitable
M.I.E. < 3 mJ: extremely ignitable

Executive summary:

The Minimum Ignition Energy (M.I.E) without inductivity was determined for the sample “Pentaerythritol Mono; Perstorp ID 0801-BHN-PE-66100009” with 300 mJ<M.I.E.<1000 mJ.

The dust is specified according to the literature (2) as “normally ignitable”.

(2) Klais, O.; H. Franke; M. Glor; B. Maurer und C.-D. Walther: Vermeiden von Zundquellen als vorbeugender Explosionsschutz,

VDI-Berichte Nr. 975, S. 543-560, VDI-Verlag, Dusseldorf 1992.

Assessment criteria:

M.I.E. >=10 mJ: normally ignitable

3<=M.I.E.< 10 mJ: especially ignitable

M.I.E. < 3 mJ: extremely ignitable