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Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
18 January 2017 to 10 February 2017
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study
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 (incl. certificate)
Type of method:
differential scanning calorimetry
Key result
Melting / freezing pt.:
>= 28 - <= 52 °C

RESULTS

- Thermograms for determinations 1 and 2 are shown in Figures 1 and 2 (attached).

- Thermographic data are summarised in Table 2 (below).

TABLE 2 – THERMOGRAPHIC DATA

Thermal event

Interpretation

Temperature (°C)

Determination 1

Temperature (°C)

Determination 1

Endotherm

Onset of melting

27.50

27.76

Endotherm

Endset of melting

51.80

52.07

Atmospheric pressure: not reported

Overall melting range: 28 to 52 °C (301 to 325 K)

Conclusions:
The melting temperature of the test item was determined to be over the range 28 to 52 °C (301 to 325 K).
Executive summary:

GUIDELINE

The determination was carried out by differential scanning calorimetry using a procedure designed to be compatible with Method A.1 Melting/Freezing Temperature of Commission Regulation (EC) No 440/2008 of 30 May 2008 and Method 102 of the OECD Guidelines for Testing of Chemicals, 27 July 1995.

 

RESULTS

The melting temperature of the test item was determined to be over the range 28 to 52 °C (301 to 325 K).

Description of key information

The melting temperature of the test item was determined to be over the range 28 to 52 °C (301 to 325 K) (OECD 102 and EU Method A.1).

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Additional information

GUIDELINE

The determination was carried out by differential scanning calorimetry using a procedure designed to be compatible with Method A.1 Melting/Freezing Temperature of Commission Regulation (EC) No 440/2008 of 30 May 2008 and Method 102 of the OECD Guidelines for Testing of Chemicals, 27 July 1995.

 

RESULTS

The melting temperature of the test item was determined to be over the range 28 to 52 °C (301 to 325 K).