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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:
data from handbook or collection of data
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Data from peer reviewed handbook. No data provided on the method.
GLP compliance:
not specified
Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:
solid
Key result
Form:
other: orthorhombic
Remarks:
monoclinic
Colour:
White
Substance type:
organic
Conclusions:
Theobromine is found as white orthorhombic or monoclinic.
Executive summary:

According to the peer-reviewed handbook, theobromine is found as white orthorhombic or monoclinic prisms.

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:
data from handbook or collection of data
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Data from peer reviewed handbook. No data provided on the method.
GLP compliance:
not specified
Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:
solid
Key result
Form:
powder
Remarks:
monoclinic needles
Colour:
White.
Odour:
biting
Substance type:
organic
Conclusions:
Theobromine is found as a solid, white powder.
Executive summary:

According to the peer-reviewed handbook, theobromine is found as white powder.

Description of key information

Key studies: Theobromine is an organic white powder solid that forms monoclinic or orthorhombic prisms.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:
solid

Additional information

Key studies: According to the peer-reviewed handbooks theobromine is a solid, white powder.