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Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
02 March 2012
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
comparable to guideline study
Qualifier:
equivalent or similar to
Guideline:
other: Method AB46-1215, “Determination of melting point, boiling point and enthalpy using Differential Scanning Calorimetry
GLP compliance:
no
Type of method:
other: Differential Scanning Calorimetry
Specific details on test material used for the study:
- Name of test material (as cited in study report): Quaternary ammonium compounds, (C16-18 and C18-unsatd. alkyl) trimethyl, chlorides (Pure)
- Physical state: light amber paste
- Composition of test material, percentage of components: refer attached background material
- Lot/batch No.: 111207JB
- Expiry date: 07-12-2021
- Date of production: 07-12-2011




Key result
Melting / freezing pt.:
55 °C
Remarks on result:
other: melting temperature range: 35-55ºC
Conclusions:
Under the conditions of the study, the melting point of the test substance was determined to be 55ºC.
Executive summary:

The melting point temperature of the test substance was determined according to a guideline equivalent study using Differential Scanning Calorimetry. Under the conditions of the study, the melting point of the test substance was determined to be 55 ºC (with a range of 35 to 55 ºC).

Description of key information

The melting point temperature of the test substancewas determined according to a guideline equivalent study usingDifferential Scanning Calorimetry (Börjesson, 2012).

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Melting / freezing point at 101 325 Pa:
55 °C

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