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Administrative data

Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
2012
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
2012

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
EU Method A.1 (Melting / Freezing Temperature)
GLP compliance:
no
Type of method:
thermal analysis

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Test material form:
other: liquid

Results and discussion

Melting / freezing point
Melting / freezing pt.:
>= 0.28 - <= 0.38 °C
Atm. press.:
ca. 101 325 Pa
Decomposition:
yes
Decomp. temp.:
>= 176.1 - <= 182.4 °C

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
The melting point of Phytosqualane is 0.33 °C ± 0.05 °C.
The decomposition temperature (instead of boiling point) of Phytosqualane is 180.3 °C ± 2.1 °C.