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Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
14 June 2016 to 04 October 2016
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
OECD Guideline 102 (Melting point / Melting Range)
Deviations:
no
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
EU Method A.1 (Melting / Freezing Temperature)
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. certificate)
Type of method:
pour point
Key result
Melting / freezing pt.:
-9 °C
Remarks on result:
other: pour point
Remarks:
atmospheric pressure not reported

PRELIMINARY TEST

- The pour point was found to be -11 ± 3 °C (262 ± 3 K).

 

DEFINITIVE TEST

-The results of the main test are shown in Table 1 (below).

TABLE 1 – RESULTS OF DEFINITIVE POUR POINT TEST

Observation

Determination 1

Determination 2

Stationary point (°C)

-12

-12

Pour point (°C)

-9

-9

Overall pour point result: -9 ± 3 °C (264 ± 3K)

Conclusions:
The pour point of the test item was determined to be -9 ± 3 °C (264 ± 3 K).
Executive summary:

GUIDELINE

The determination was carried out by the pour point method using a procedure designed to be compatible with Method A.1 Melting/Freezing Temperature of Commission Regulation (EC) No 440/2008 of 30 May 2008 and Method 102 of the OECD Guidelines for Testing of Chemicals, 27 July 1995.

 

RESULTS

The pour point of the test item was determined to be -9 ± 3 °C (264 ± 3 K).

Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
read-across from supporting substance (structural analogue or surrogate)
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Justification for type of information:
See read-across justification attached in Section 13.
Reason / purpose:
read-across source
Key result
Melting / freezing pt.:
-9 °C
Remarks on result:
other: atmospheric pressure not reported

Description of key information

The pour point of an analogue test item was determined to be -9 ± 3 °C (264 ± 3 K) (OECD 102 and EU Method A.1).

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Melting / freezing point at 101 325 Pa:
-9 °C

Additional information

GUIDELINE

The determination was carried out by the pour point method using a procedure designed to be compatible with Method A.1 Melting/Freezing Temperature of Commission Regulation (EC) No 440/2008 of 30 May 2008 and Method 102 of the OECD Guidelines for Testing of Chemicals, 27 July 1995.

 

RESULTS

The pour point of the analogue test item was determined to be -9 ± 3 °C (264 ± 3 K).