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Endpoint:
appearance / physical state / colour
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
data from handbook or collection of data
Remarks:
Peer reviewed handbook.
Qualifier:
no guideline followed
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Visual observation only
GLP compliance:
no
Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:
solid
Key result
Form:
solid: crystalline
Colour:
White
Odour:
other: Not stated
Substance type:
organic
Conclusions:
The test substance is a white crystalline solid at room temperature.
Executive summary:

The test substance is a white crystalline solid at room temperature.

Endpoint:
appearance / physical state / colour
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
supporting study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
data from handbook or collection of data
Remarks:
Peer reviewed handbook
Qualifier:
no guideline followed
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Visual observation
GLP compliance:
no
Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:
solid
Key result
Form:
solid
Colour:
Not stated
Odour:
other: not stated
Substance type:
organic
Conclusions:
The test substance, 4,4'-biphenyl is a solid at 25 °C, 1 atm.
Executive summary:

The Yaws' Handbook describes 4,4'-biphenyl to be a solid at 25°C, 1 atm.

Description of key information

Biphenyl-4,4'-diol is a white crystalline solid at room temperature.  

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:
solid

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