Registration Dossier

Administrative data

Endpoint:
auto-flammability
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
weight of evidence
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
1980

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
no guideline followed
Principles of method if other than guideline:
No guideline or method indicated.
GLP compliance:
not specified

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
Methenamine
EC Number:
202-905-8
EC Name:
Methenamine
Cas Number:
100-97-0
Molecular formula:
C6H12N4
IUPAC Name:
1,3,5,7-tetraazatricyclo[3.3.1.1~3,7~]decane

Results and discussion

Auto-ignition temperature (liquids / gases)
Auto-ignition temperature:
>= 405 - <= 410 °C
Atm. press.:
ca. 101 kPa
Remarks on result:
other:
Relative self-ignition temperature (solids)
Relative self-ignition temperature:
>= 405 - <= 410 °C
Remarks on result:
other:
Remarks:
at atm. press. of ca.101.0 kPa

Any other information on results incl. tables

sublimation at 220 -230 °C; only Hexamethylenetetramine-K showed exothermic reaction at 245 °C

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
The auto flammability of methenamine was determined in a range of 405-410 °C at standard pressure (101.325 kPa).