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Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study
Justification for type of information:
Experimental test result performed using standard test guidelines
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
OECD Guideline 102 (Melting point / Melting Range)
Principles of method if other than guideline:
The melting point determination of Test chemical was done as per the test guideline OECD 102. The method followed was according to Capillary/metal block.
GLP compliance:
no
Type of method:
other: standard laboratory method
Key result
Melting / freezing pt.:
>= 69 - <= 72.3 °C
Atm. press.:
965.6 hPa
Decomposition:
no
Sublimation:
no
Remarks on result:
other: other details not available

Observation Table & Result :

 Method Details    Observations
 Guideline  OECD 102  
 Method  Capillary/metal block  
 Principle of method  

The temperature at which a

solid becomes a liquid at

standard atmospheric

pressure

 

 Atmospheric

pressure

hPa 

 965.6hPa

 Decomposition

 

Decomposition temperature

(°C), if applicable

 No

 Sublimation

 

Sublimation temperature

(°C), if applicable

NO 

 Mean Melting Point

 °C

69 °C - 72.3°C 

 

Grinding of Test

item done

   Yes
Conclusions:
The melting point determination of Test chemical 2,3-dimethylphenol (526-75-0) was done as per the test guideline OECD 102. The method followed was according to Capillary/metal block. The Mean melting temperature range was determine to be 69 °C - 72.3°C at 965.6hPa.
Executive summary:

The melting point determination of Test chemical 2,3-dimethylphenol (526-75-0) was done as per the test guideline OECD 102. The method followed was according to Capillary/metal block. The Mean melting temperature range was determine to be 69 °C - 72.3°C at 965.6hPa.

Description of key information

The melting point determination of Test chemical 2,3-dimethylphenol (526-75-0) was done as per the test guideline OECD 102. The method followed was according to Capillary/metal block. The Mean melting temperature range was determine to be 69 °C - 72.3°C at  965.6hPa.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Melting / freezing point at 101 325 Pa:
73 °C

Additional information

Based on the key study from study report,the melting point determination of Test chemical 2,3-dimethylphenol (526-75-0) was done as per the test guideline OECD 102. The method followed was according to Capillary/metal block. The Mean melting temperature range was determine to be 69 °C - 72.3°C at  965.6hPa.

Based on available data from reliable sources such as authoritative database and handbook,the melting point of chemical 2,3-dimethylphenol was determined to be in the range of 73 degree C to 75 degree C.

Other supporting studies from various reliable sources such as handbook and authoritative database also indicates that the melting point of chemical 2,3-dimethylphenol was determined to be in the range of 72.5 degree C to 75 degree C and the selected key study value lies in the range as mentioned.