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auto-ignition temperature (liquids)
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
08.02. - 15.02.2017
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
test procedure in accordance with national standard methods with acceptable restrictions
according to guideline
DIN 51794 (Testing of mineral oil hydrocarbons - Determination of ignition temperature)
GLP compliance:
Other quality assurance:
ISO/IEC 17025 (General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories)
Specific details on test material used for the study:
Batch-no.: 05116/MA
Key result
Auto-ignition temperature:
217 °C
Atm. press.:
1 031 mBar

Measurement: (repeat determination)

Self ignition temperature: 217 °C / 217 °C

Atmospheric pressure: 1031 mbar

Average: 217 °C
Executive summary:

Heptadecane was determined according DIN 51794. The self ignition temperature was determined to be 217 °C at atmospheric pressure.

Description of key information

The self-ignition temperature of heptadecane is 217 °C. 

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Autoflammability / Self-ignition temperature at 101 325 Pa:
217 °C

Additional information

The self-ignition temperature was determined in a reliable study.