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Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
2 February 1997 to 19 March 1998
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
EU Method A.1 (Melting / Freezing Temperature)
Version / remarks:
Commission Directive 92/69/EEC
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes
Type of method:
pour point
Specific details on test material used for the study:
Name: Molyvan® 855 (Oil-Free)
Description: Dark brown paste
Storage conditions: Room temperature in the dark
Melting / freezing pt.:
295 K

The measured stationary points are shown in the following table:

Measurement Determination 1 Determination 2
Stationary point (K) 292 292
Pour Point (K) 295 295

Mean pour point = 295 +/- 3 K

Conclusions:
The pour point of the the test item has been determined to be 295 +/- 3 K.
Executive summary:

In an EU Method A.1 study, conducted according to GLP, the melting point of the test item is 295 +/- 3 K at 101.3 kPa (SafePharm Laboratories Limited, 1998).

Description of key information

The pour point of the test item has been determined to be 295 +/- 3 K. 

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Melting / freezing point at 101 325 Pa:
295 K

Additional information

In an EU Method A.1 study, conducted according to GLP, the melting point of the test item is 295 +/- 3 K at 101.3 kPa (SafePharm Laboratories Limited, 1998).