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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 information on the appearance of TMP is cited in the peer-reviewed CRC Handbook which is a reliable data source.
Reason / purpose for cross-reference:
reference to same study
Reason / purpose for cross-reference:
reference to other study
Principles of method if other than guideline:
No guideline required
GLP compliance:
no
Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:
solid
Form:
powder
Colour:
white
Odour:
other: not reported
Substance type:
organic
Conclusions:
Trimethylolpropane is a white powder or plates at 20 °C and 1013 hPa.
Executive summary:

Trimethylolpropane is a white powder or plates at 20 °C and 1013 hPa.

Description of key information

Trimethylolpropan is an organic substance existing as white powder or plates (CRC Handbook, 1992), furthermore as colourless hygroscopic mass (Römpp, 2009) at 20 °C and 1013 hPa.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:
solid

Additional information

Remark:

The substance is distributed in two versions:

- solid, at normal conditions

- hot melt, liquid, at ca 110°C