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Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: The test has been performed following official guidelines and completely assessed the end point.
Qualifier:
equivalent or similar to
Guideline:
OECD Guideline 102 (Melting point / Melting Range)
GLP compliance:
no
Type of method:
thermal analysis
Remarks:
DSC
Melting / freezing pt.:
> 56 - < 139 °C
Atm. press.:
ca. 1 atm
Decomposition:
yes
Decomp. temp.:
> 222.7 °C

Melting of the substance between 56 -139°C (onset 99.3 °C)
Exothermic event between 210 -243 °C (onset 222.7 °C, enthalpy 194.4 J/g) following by the decomposition of the substance.

Conclusions:
The decomposition of the substance was observed with onset temperature equal to 222.7°C.
Executive summary:

The substance melting point was tested by thermoanalysis (DSC) according to OECD 102.

Melting of the substance between 56 -139°C (onset 99.3 °C).
Exothermic event between 210 -243 °C (onset 222.7 °C, enthalpy 194.4 J/g) following by the decomposition of the substance

Description of key information

Decomposition at 222.7°C 

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Melting / freezing point at 101 325 Pa:
99.3 °C

Additional information

The substance melting point was tested by thermoanalysis (DSC) according to OECD 102. The substance melt at onset temperatire of 99.3 °C and the decomposition onset is 222.7 °C with an enthalpy energy equal to 194.4 J/g.