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Physical & Chemical properties

Boiling point

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Administrative data

boiling point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
weight of evidence
Study period:
Not reported
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Although sufficient experimental details are not provided, the reference is a peer reviewed handbook and is considered reliable with restrictions

Data source

Reference Type:
review article or handbook
Hazardous Chemicals Desk Reference, 1987
Sax N.I. & Lewis Sr, R.J.
Bibliographic source:
Hazardous Chemicals Desk Reference, 1987, Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, p142

Materials and methods

Test guideline
no guideline followed
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Details of the guideline followed to determine the experimental result are not provided.
GLP compliance:
not specified
Type of method:
other: Not stated

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
Aluminium oxide
EC Number:
EC Name:
Aluminium oxide
Cas Number:
Molecular formula:
dialuminium trioxide

Results and discussion

Boiling point
Boiling pt.:
2 977 °C
Remarks on result:
other: Atmospheric pressure assumed to be close to normal.

Any other information on results incl. tables

No further information available

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Executive summary:

The boiling point of aluminium oxide is 2977°C