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Reference
Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
other: Data obtained from a collection of reliable data
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
data from handbook or collection of data
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Data obtained from a collection of reliable data
GLP compliance:
no
Type of method:
other: Not stated
Melting / freezing pt.:
17.7 °C
Decomposition:
no
Sublimation:
no

The AIChE DIPPR Database specifies that the uncertainty associated with the melting point value for octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane as <1%

Conclusions:
A melting point value of 17.7°C was reported in a collection of data which has been subject to peer-review and in which the original data sources are traceable. The result is considered to be reliable.

Description of key information

Melting point [octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane]: 17.7°C

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Melting / freezing point at 101 325 Pa:
17.7 °C

Additional information

Melting point values of 17.7°C and 17.5°C were reported for the substance in collections of data which have been subject to peer-review and in which the original data sources are traceable. The results are considered to be reliable.