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Reference
Endpoint:
appearance / physical state / colour
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: The result is sourced from a n-octanol/water partition coefficient study report.
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Visual observation and experience on use and handling
GLP compliance:
yes
Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:
liquid
Key result
Form:
liquid
Colour:
Colourless
Substance type:
organic
Conclusions:
The substance was reported as a colourless liquid in an octanol/water partition coefficient study report. The result is considered reliable.

Description of key information

Physical appearance [octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane]: liquid

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:
liquid

Additional information

Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane is a liquid at standard temperature and pressure with a melting point of 17.7°C and a boiling point of 175°C.