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Endpoint:
boiling point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
20 to 21 April 2016
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
EU Method A.2 (Boiling Temperature)
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
OECD Guideline 103 (Boiling Point)
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
EPA OPPTS 830.7220 (Boiling Point / Boiling Range)
GLP compliance:
no
Type of method:
differential scanning calorimetry
Key result
Boiling pt.:
293.1 °C
Atm. press.:
1 013 hPa
Decomposition:
no

Results

In the temperature range of -60 to -40 °C, a very small endothermic effect (melting) was observed. Between approx. 180 - 320 °C a second endothermic effect (boiling) could be detected.

 

Results of the DSC-measurements

No.

Sample weight / mg

Onset of Effect / °C

Range of effect / °C

Weight loss / mg

Atmospheric pressure / hPa

PN10910

19.32

-53.25

293.55

-60 to -40 (endo)

190 - 320 (endo)

19.28

1017.2

PN10911

17.70

-53.49

292.90

-60 to -40 (endo)

180 - 320 (endo)

17.53

1017.2

 

During the cooling phase, no thermal effects were observed, which can be associated with the freezing of the test item.

During the heating phase a very small endothermic effect was observed in the temperature range of -60 to -40 °C, which can be assigned to the melting of the test item.

The test item showed a second endothermic signal in the temperature range of approx. 180 - 320 °C that can be assigned to the boiling of the test item.

For the correction of the boiling temperature to standard pressure the test item was assigned to chemical group 8 (e.g. n-Propyl alcohol). A correction value φ = 6.55 was used for the temperature of 290 - 300 °C.

The lowest measured onset temperature is corrected to the standard pressure to be 292.75 °C and the highest onset temperature to be 293.40 °C. As the corrected onset temperatures in both tests deviate by less than 0.5 K from their mean value of 293.08 °C, the test item has a boiling point of 293.1 °C.

No further thermal effects were observed up to the maximum test temperature of 500 °C.

 

Final Results

The test item has a boiling point of 293.1 °C corrected to normal atmospheric pressure (1013 hPa) as determined by differential scanning calorimetry according to Regulation EC No. 440/2008 Method A.2. and OECD Test Guideline 103 (1995).

Conclusions:
A boiling point of 293.1 °C (at 1013 hPa) was determined for the test substance according to EU Method A.2

Description of key information

Boiling point: 293.1 °C at 1013 hPa (EU Method A.2, differential scanning calorimetry)

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Boiling point at 101 325 Pa:
293.1 °C

Additional information

The boiling point has been corrected to normal pressure (1013.25 hPa) using the H.N. Hass and R.F. Newton equation.