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melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
data from handbook or collection of data
no guideline followed
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Data from handbook
GLP compliance:
not specified
Type of method:
other: no data
Melting / freezing pt.:
ca. -46 °C

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Executive summary:

Römpp Online, 2008

The melting point of chlorobenzene is -46°C.

Description of key information

According to literature (Römpp Online, 2008) the melting point of chlorobenzene is -46°C.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Melting / freezing point at 101 325 Pa:
-46 °C

Additional information

Several literature sources were available and provide consistent melting point values, ranging between -46 and -42°C, for the substance. The lowest value from Römpp-online, considered as a reliable source, was chosen as key.