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Physical & Chemical properties

Endpoint summary

Administrative data

Description of key information

Additional information

The physical and chemical properties of the substance 2 -methylcyclohexyl acetate are:

Appearance/physical state/colour

Liquid (Hawley Handbook)

Freezing point

< -31.6 ºC (EU method A.1.)

Boiling point

186.2 ºC (EU method A.2.)

Relative density

0.947 at 20 (EU method A.3.)

Particle size distribution

Not applicable (the substance is liquid)

Vapour pressure

134 Pa at 20 ºC (EU method A.4)

Partition coefficient (log Pow)

2.75 at 20 ºC (EU method A.8, OECD 107)

Water solubility

0.44 g/L at 20 ºC (EU method A.6, OECD 105)

Surface tension

63.0 mN/m at 20 ºC (EU method A.5, OECD 115)

Flash point

68 ºC at 101.1 kPa (EU Method A.9, PN-EN ISO 2719)

Auto flammability

305 ºC at 760 mmHg (ASTM E659 -78)


Non-flammable (based on experience)


Non explosive (based on structure)

Oxidising properties

Non oxidising (based on structure)

Stability in organic solvents

Not applicable (not critical)

Dissociation constant

No acid pka, no base pka (ACD/I-Lab 2.0)


2.336 mm2/s at 20 ºC (OECD 114, PN-EN ISO 3104)