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Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
weight of evidence
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study
Remarks:
Data from certificate of analysis reporting results of guideline test
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
other: ASTM D 6875-08
GLP compliance:
no
Type of method:
method to determine freezing temperature
Melting / freezing pt.:
-20 °C
Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
weight of evidence
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study with acceptable restrictions
Qualifier:
equivalent or similar to
Guideline:
OECD Guideline 102 (Melting point / Melting Range)
GLP compliance:
no
Type of method:
method to determine freezing temperature
Melting / freezing pt.:
30 °C
Atm. press.:
760 mm Hg
Decomposition:
no
Sublimation:
no

Description of key information

-20 °C to 30 °C

(tests according to ASTM D 6875-08)

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Additional information

The reported values for melting/freezing point for Tar acids, xylenol fraction ranged from -20 °C to 30 °C. The melting point of any particular substance will vary depending on ratio of constituents present in the substance.