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vapour pressure
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
April - June 2017
1 (reliable without restriction)
equivalent or similar to guideline
other: ASTM E1782-08
Principles of method if other than guideline:
The test substance is introduced into an appropriate sample pan and together with an empty reference pan placed in the test chamber of a Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) instrument, which is operated under an applied constant pressure between 0.025 kPa and 13 kPa. The test substance is heated at a constant rate until a boiling endotherm is measured. Boiling is observed at the temperature where the partial pressure of the test substance equals the pressure applied to the test chamber. The pressure is noted during observance of the boiling endotherm and the boiling temperature is measured as the extrapolated onset temperature. This measurement is repeated using new samples of the test substance for each of five or more different pressures covering the pressure range of interest. The pressure-temperature data are fitted as 10log P and 1/T with the Antoine vapour pressure equation. The vapour pressure in kilo Pascal (kPa) at 25°C is then calculated from the derived equation.
GLP compliance:
Other quality assurance:
other: ISO 9001
Type of method:
other: DSC( Differential scanning calorimetry)
224.6 °C
Vapour pressure:
5 100 Pa
188.5 °C
Vapour pressure:
500 Pa
173.7 °C
Vapour pressure:
200 Pa
153.7 °C
Vapour pressure:
54.6 Pa
149.1 °C
Vapour pressure:
28.3 Pa
25 °C
Vapour pressure:
0 Pa
Remarks on result:
other: extrapolated from test data at higher temperatures

The vapour pressure of the test substance from the Clausius-Clapeyron chart can be given by the equation:

Ln P = -14.014*(1000/T)+29.75

This equation can be applied for the test substance in the liquid phase.

The vapour pressure of solid test substance at the DSC melting point (71.28 oC) is 0.017 Pa

Vapour pressure of the solid phase as a function of temperature incorporating the vapour pressure at the melting point is given by the following equation:

Ln P = -17.92*(1000/T) + 41.100

Calculation of the vapour pressure of solid test substance at 25 oC is 5.6E-06 Pa.

The calculated vapour pressure of solid test substance at 25°C is 5.6 * 10-6 Pa
Executive summary:

The calculated vapour pressure of solid test substance at 25°C is 5.6 * 10-6 Pa

Description of key information

The calculated vapour pressure of solid test substance at 25°C is 5.6 * 10-6 Pa

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Vapour pressure:
0 Pa
at the temperature of:
25 °C

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