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Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
supporting study
Study period:
1932
Reliability:
4 (not assignable)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
secondary literature
Qualifier:
no guideline available
Principles of method if other than guideline:
no details reported; collection of data
GLP compliance:
not specified
Remarks:
(collection of data)
Key result
Melting / freezing pt.:
-12.9 °C
Conclusions:
The freezing point is -12.9°C
Executive summary:

The freezing point is cited to be -12.9°C.

Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
1989
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
data from handbook or collection of data
Qualifier:
no guideline required
Principles of method if other than guideline:
handbook data
GLP compliance:
not specified
Type of method:
method to determine freezing temperature
Melting / freezing pt.:
-12.75 °C
Atm. press.:
ca. 1 013 hPa
Key result
Melting / freezing pt.:
-12.8 °C
Atm. press.:
ca. 1 013 hPa
Melting / freezing pt.:
260.4 K
Atm. press.:
ca. 1 013 hPa
Melting / freezing pt.:
9 °F
Atm. press.:
ca. 1 013 hPa
Conclusions:
The melting point for benzonitrile is -12,75°C and the freezing point -12.8°C (260.4K or 9.0 °F).
Executive summary:

The information is taken from Merck Index, 11th ed. The handbook states the melting point for benzonitrile to be -12,75°C and the freezing point -12.8°C (260.4K or 9.0 °F).

Description of key information

The melting point for benzonitrile is -12.8°C (260.4K). 

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Melting / freezing point at 101 325 Pa:
-12.8 °C

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