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Endpoint:
auto-ignition temperature (liquids)
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
november 2017 to march 2018
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
2018
Report date:
2018

Materials and methods

Test guidelineopen allclose all
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
EU Method A.15 (Auto-Ignition Temperature (Liquids and Gases))
Deviations:
yes
Remarks:
The volume of 50 µL was not tested during the preliminary test. This deviation was not considered to have affected the quality or the interpretation of the results obtained.
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
AFNOR: NF T 20-037
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. QA statement)

Test material

Constituent 1
Reference substance name:
Thyme, Thymus mastichina, ext.
EC Number:
284-294-8
EC Name:
Thyme, Thymus mastichina, ext.
Cas Number:
84837-14-9
Molecular formula:
Not relevant for UVCB
IUPAC Name:
Thyme, Thymus mastichina, ext.
Test material form:
liquid: volatile
Specific details on test material used for the study:
Identification Marjoram essential oil (Thymus mastichina)
Batch LS104075
Manufacturing date June 2017
Expiry date June 2021
Supplier ESENCIAS MARTINEZ LOZANO S.A
Appearance Yellow limpid liquid
Packaging Amber glass flask
Quantity received 125 mL
Date of receipt 06 December 2017
Storage In darkness at room temperature
Identification number of the test item 17-321

Results and discussion

Auto-ignition temperature (liquids / gases)
Key result
Auto-ignition temperature:
254 °C
Atm. press.:
97.6 kPa

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
The auto-ignition temperature of the test item was 254 °C ± 3°C (corrected temperature).
This endpoint is not relevant for classification, but the information is useful to assess fire hazard. There is no particular fire hazard if the normal conditions of storage of the substance are respected.