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Reference
Endpoint:
auto-ignition temperature (liquids)
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
2017-03-20 to 2017-03-22
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
EU Method A.15 (Auto-Ignition Temperature (Liquids and Gases))
Deviations:
no
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
DIN 51794 (Testing of mineral oil hydrocarbons - Determination of ignition temperature)
Deviations:
no
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
other: DIN EN 14522 (2005): determination of the ignition temperature of gases and liquids
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
no
Key result
Auto-ignition temperature:
275 °C
Atm. press.:
1 001.4 - 1 002.7 hPa

Preliminary test:

- 203°C --> no ignition

- 253°C --> no ignition

- 305°C --> ignition

- 293°C --> no ignition

Main test:

Main test series

Lowest temperature of an ignition

Highest temperature without an ignition

Atmospheric pressure

1

281 °C

277 °C

996.7 hPa

2

281 °C

278 °C

1002.3 hPa

3

277 °C

274 °C

1001.4 – 1002.7 hPa

Based on the results of the main test series, the lowest auto-ignition temperature was 277°C.

Conclusions:
The auto-ignition temperature is 275°C.
Executive summary:

The auto-ignition temperature is determined in a recent study according to EU method A.15.

The test item was found to have an auto-ignition temperature of 275 °C (rounded down to the nearest multiple of 5 °C).

Description of key information

The auto-ignition temperature is 275°C.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Autoflammability / Self-ignition temperature at 101 325 Pa:
275 °C

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