autoignition temperature


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autoignition temperature

[¦ȯd·ō·ig¦nish·ən ′tem·prə·chər]
(chemistry)
The temperature at which a material (solid, liquid, or gas) will self-ignite and sustain combustion in air without an external spark or flame.
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The Health and safety section contains data on Flash point, Flash point method, Autoignition temperature, Explosive LEL, Explosive UEL, NFPA Classification, NFPA Health, NFPA Flammability, NFPA Reactivity, HMIS Classification, HMIS Health, HMIS Fire, HMIS Reactivity, HMIS Personal protection, UN Risk Phrases, R, UN Safety Phrases, S, DOT Hazard Class, UN/NA, ICAO/IATA Class, IMDG Class, TDG class, Proper shipping name, Food law approvals, Rat oral LD50, Mouse oral LD50, Rabbit dermal LD50, Inhalation rat LC50, Skin irritation, Eye irritation (human), Ingestion, First aid: eyes, skin, and inhalation, Chronic effects, Carcinogenicity, Mutagenicity, and TLV - TWA 8h (ACGIH, NIOSH, OSHA)
Health and safety section contains data on ADR /RID Class, Flash point, Flash Point Method, Autoignition temperature, Explosive LEL, Explosive UEL, NFPA Classification, NFPA Health, NFPA Flammability, NFPA Reactivity, WHMIS Classification, HMIS Health, HMIS Fire, HMIS Reactivity, HMIS Personal protection, OSHA Hazard Class, EINECS number, EC number, UN Risk Phrases, R, UN Safety Phrases, S, DOT Hazard Class, UN/NA, ICAO/IATA Class, IMDG Class, TDG class, Proper shipping name, Rat oral LD50, Mouse oral LD50, Rabbit dermal LD50, Inhalation rat, LC50, Skin irritation, Eye irritation (human), Carcinogenicity, Teratogenicity, Mutagenicity, TLV - TWA 8h (ACGIH, NIOSH, OSHA).
Worst-case formulation refrigerant: Has an autoignition temperature less than or equal to 750 degrees C (1382 degrees F).
Within each of these categories are units and values for such matters as solubility in water at 25 C, autoignition temperature, aquatic toxicity, and recommended dosage.