Registration Dossier

Administrative data

Endpoint:
water solubility
Type of information:
experimental study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Data from peer-reviewed handbook
Data waiving:
other justification
Justification for data waiving:
other:
Cross-reference
Reason / purpose:
reference to other study

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
review article or handbook
Title:
Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology
Author:
Kirk-Othmer
Year:
1998
Bibliographic source:
Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology. 4th ed. Volumes 1: New York, NY. John Wiley and Sons

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
other: no data
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Methodological details are not reported.
GLP compliance:
no
Type of method:
other: not stated

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Details on test material:
no further information

Results and discussion

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
ZrCl4 is instantly hydrolyzed in water to zirconium oxide dichloride octahydrate.
ZrCl4 + H20 --> ZrOCl2 + 2 HCl
This reaction is rapid and virtually irreversible, consistent with the high oxophilicity of zirconium(IV).