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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:
2007
Report date:
2007

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

Test material

Constituent 1
Reference substance name:
Melaleuca alternifolia, ext.
EC Number:
285-377-1
EC Name:
Melaleuca alternifolia, ext.
Cas Number:
85085-48-9
Molecular formula:
Not applicable (a generic molecular formula cannot be provided for this specific UVCB substance).
IUPAC Name:
Essential oil of melaleuca alternifolia
Test material form:
liquid
Specific details on test material used for the study:
- Purity: 100%
- Lot (batch) No.: 1215
- Expiration date of the lot: 30 March 2009
- Storage condition of test material: Room temperature, protected from light.

Results and discussion

Auto-ignition temperature (liquids / gases)
Auto-ignition temperature:
252 °C
Atm. press.:
>= 1 017 - <= 1 022 mBar

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
The auto-ignition temperature of Tea Tree Oil was found to be 252°C.
Executive summary:

A GLP-compliant study was carried out to determine the auto-ignition temperature of Tea Tree Oil. The study followed the requirements of EEC method A15 without significant deviation. The auto-ignition temperature of Tea Tree Oil was found to be 252°C.