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Melting point / freezing point

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Reference
Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
other: literature
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Reference:
Composition 0
Composition 0
Qualifier:
equivalent or similar to
Guideline:
OECD Guideline 102 (Melting point / Melting Range)
Version / remarks:
Handbook data (e-EROS Encyclopedia) - No guideline mentioned
Qualifier:
equivalent or similar to
Guideline:
OECD Guideline 102 (Melting point / Melting Range)
Version / remarks:
Handbook data (Sittig's Handbook) - No guideline mentioned
Type of method:
other: No method reported - Handbook data
Test material information:
Composition 1
Key result
Melting / freezing pt.:
ca. 816 °C
Decomposition:
yes
Remarks:
it decomposes at about 600°C
Decomp. temp.:
>= 600 °C
Conclusions:
The melting point of calcium hydride is 816°C (e-EROS Encyclopedia, Sittig's Handbook). It decomposes at about 600°C (Sittig's Handbook) .

Description of key information

The melting point of calcium hydride is 816°C. It decomposes at about 600°C. (Handbook data)

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Melting / freezing point at 101 325 Pa:
816 °C

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