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Appearance / physical state / colour

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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: see 'Remark'
Remarks:
This study is classified as reliable with restriction by CONCAWE. The use of secondary sources of data is acceptable when they are based on a critical evaluation of peer-reviewed data and a consequent selection of a reliable and representative value for the property under investigation. Therefore, the values presented here are acceptable as they are from a reliable secondary source of phys chem. data

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
review article or handbook
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
2010

Materials and methods

Principles of method if other than guideline:
There is no guideline method for this endpoint. Data presented based on visual observation, supported by data on melting point and viscosity.
GLP compliance:
not specified

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent

Results and discussion

Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:
solid
Form / colour / odour
Form:
not specified
Colour:
Depends on the type and degree of refining applied
Substance type:
petroleum product

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
Paraffin and hydrocarbon waxes are solids at 20°C and 101.3 kPa.
Executive summary:
Paraffin and hydrocarbon waxes are solids at 20°C and 101.3 kPa. There is no guideline method for this endpoint. Data presented based on visual observation, supported by data on melting point and viscosity. This study received a Klimisch score of 2 and is classified as reliable with restrictions.