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Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
not specified
Adequacy of study:
weight of evidence
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
Type of method:
other: No data provided on the method.
Key result
Melting / freezing pt.:
357 °C
Conclusions:
The melting point of theobromine is 357 ºC.
Executive summary:

According to the peer-reviewed handbook, the melting point of theobromine is 357 ºC.

Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
not specified
Adequacy of study:
weight of evidence
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
Type of method:
other: No data provided on the method.
Key result
Melting / freezing pt.:
357 °C
Conclusions:
The melting point of theobromine is 357ºC.
Executive summary:

According to the peer-reviewed handbook, the melting point of theobromine is 357ºC.

Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
not specified
Adequacy of study:
weight of evidence
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
Type of method:
other: No data provided on the method.
Key result
Melting / freezing pt.:
357 °C
Conclusions:
The melting point of theobromine is 357ºC.
Executive summary:

According to the peer-reviewed handbook, the melting point of theobromine is 357ºC.

Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
not specified
Adequacy of study:
weight of evidence
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
Type of method:
other: No data provided on the method.
Key result
Melting / freezing pt.:
351 °C
Conclusions:
The melting point of theobromine is 351ºC.
Executive summary:

According to the peer-reviewed handbook, the melting point of theobromine is 351ºC.

Description of key information

Weight of evidence: The melting point of theobromine is between 351 and 357 ºC. 

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Melting / freezing point at 101 325 Pa:
351 °C

Additional information

Weight of evidence: Based on the available data from peer-reviewed handbooks, the melting point of theobromine is between 351 and 357 ºC.