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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:
guideline study
Reference:
Composition 0
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
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
EPA OPPTS 830.7200 (Melting Point / Melting Range)
Deviations:
no
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
other: ASTM E537-12 (The Thermal Stability of Chemicals by Differential Scanning Calorimetry).
Version / remarks:
2012
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes
Type of method:
differential scanning calorimetry
Test material information:
Composition 1
Key result
Melting / freezing pt.:
5.5 °C
Atm. press.:
ca. 1 013.25 hPa
Decomp. temp.:
ca. 200 °C
Conclusions:
The melting temperature of the substance was determined to be 5.5°C.
Executive summary:

Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) experiments were performed in a GLP study according to EC

A.1, OECD 102, OPPTS 830.7200 and ASTM E537.

The melting temperature of the substance was determined in duplicate obtaining a mean value of 5.5°C.

Reaction and/or decomposition of the substance started at ca. 200°C.

Description of key information

Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) experiments were performed in a GLP study according to EC

A.1, OECD 102, OPPTS 830.7200 and ASTM E537.

The melting temperature of the substance was determined in duplicate obtaining a mean value of 5.5°C.

Reaction and/or decomposition of the substance started at ca. 200°C.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Melting / freezing point at 101 325 Pa:
5.5 °C

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