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Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
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
Justification for type of information:
data from handbook or collection of data
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
other: as mentioned below
Principles of method if other than guideline:
The melting point of 3-(bromomethyl)benzonitrile was determined.
GLP compliance:
not specified
Type of method:
other: no data
Specific details on test material used for the study:
- Name of the test material: α-bromo-m-toluonitrile
- IUPAC name: 3-(bromomethyl)benzonitrile
- Molecular formula: C8H6BrN
- Molecular weight: 196.046 g/mol
- Smiles: N#Cc1cc(CBr)ccc1
- Inchi: 1S/C8H6BrN/c9-5-7-2-1-3-8(4-7)6-10/h1-4H,5H2
- Substance type: Organic
- Physical state : Solid crystalline powder (Off white)
Key result
Melting / freezing pt.:
96.5 °C
Remarks on result:
other: no other details mentioned
Conclusions:
The melting point of 3-(bromomethyl)benzonitrile was determined to be 96.5 °C.
Executive summary:

Based on available data from handbook, the melting point of 3-(bromomethyl)benzonitrile was determined to be 96.5 °C.

Description of key information

The melting point of 3-(bromomethyl)benzonitrile was determined to be 96.5 °C.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Melting / freezing point at 101 325 Pa:
96.5 °C

Additional information

Based on available data from handbook, the melting point of 3-(bromomethyl)benzonitrile was determined to be 96.5 °C.

Other supporting data from authoritative database Scifinder, also supported the selected key study and exhibited the melting point for 3-(bromomethyl)benzonitrile as 93 °C, closer to selected key value.