Registration Dossier

Administrative data

Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
7 July 1993 - 28 September 1994
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
1995
Report Date:
1995

Materials and methods

Test guidelineopen allclose all
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
OECD Guideline 102 (Melting point / Melting Range)
Deviations:
no
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
EU Method A.1 (Melting / Freezing Temperature)
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes
Type of method:
capillary method
Remarks:
Metal block method

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Test material form:
solid: particulate/powder
Specific details on test material used for the study:
SOURCE OF TEST MATERIAL
- Test material: Simazine (pure)
- Appearance: White powder
- Batch No.of test material: Ref 766
- Expiration date of the batch: Two years from date of manufacture
- Purity: 99.5%

STABILITY AND STORAGE CONDITIONS OF TEST MATERIAL
- Storage condition of test material: In the dark at 4°C

Results and discussion

Melting / freezing pointopen allclose all
Key result
Melting / freezing pt.:
>= 230 - <= 231.5 °C
Decomposition:
no
Sublimation:
no
Remarks on result:
other: Mean result
Melting / freezing pt.:
>= 230 - <= 231 °C
Decomposition:
no
Sublimation:
no
Remarks on result:
other: Test 1
Melting / freezing pt.:
>= 230.3 - <= 231.5 °C
Decomposition:
no
Sublimation:
no
Remarks on result:
other: Test 2

Any other information on results incl. tables

The test substance melted to a pale yellow liquid.

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
Simazine (pure) has a melting range of 230.0 - 231.5°C.