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melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
Start date of the experimental work: 17/06/2009 and Completion date of the experimental work: 13/07/2009
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study
according to guideline
EU Method A.1 (Melting / Freezing Temperature)
GLP compliance:
Type of method:
method to determine freezing temperature
Melting / freezing pt.:
>= -16.5 - <= -12.3 °C

Full test results:

 Run number
 Mas of sample used (g)  13 13 
 Initial Freezing Temperature (°C)  -12.3 -12.8 
 Final Freezing Temperature (°C)  -16.2 -16.5 

Result: -16.5 to -12.3 °C.

Test Results for the test item: -16.5 to -12.3°C
Executive summary:

The test standard is conducted according to EC 440/2008 incorporating EC’s “Classification, Packaging & Labelling of Dangerous Substances in the European Union” Part 2, Testing methods, Jan ’97. Directive 92/69, Annex V to Council Directive 67/548/EC.

The freezing point for the test substance was determined to be within the range : -16.5 to -12.3°C

Description of key information

The freezing point was determined to be within -16.5°C to -12.3°C.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

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