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Melting point / freezing point

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Description of key information

 The reported melting point of 1,3-butadiene is -108.9˚C

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Melting / freezing point at 101 325 Pa:
164 K

Additional information

The CRC Handbook (Lide, 2008) is a peer-reviewed handbook and is considered reliable and suitable for use as the key study for this endpoint. In addition, this value is used in the EU RAR (2002) for 1,3-butadiene.

The supporting study, the Merk Index (2006) is also a peer reviewed handbook and supports the value reported in the key study.