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Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
2010
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: conducted according to standards however not under GLP.
Justification for type of information:
A discussion and report on the read across strategy is given as an attachment in Section 13.
Reason / purpose for cross-reference:
read-across: supporting information
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
other: ASTM D 97-66
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
no
Type of method:
pour point
Melting / freezing pt.:
9 °C
Atm. press.:
1 017 mBar
Decomposition:
no
Sublimation:
no
Conclusions:
The measured pour point is 9°C.
Executive summary:

The pour point of the substance Hydrocarbons, C16-C20, n-alkanes, isoalkanes, <2% aromatics has been determined at 9°C according to the ASTM D 97-66 method.

Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
2007
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Done in accordance to testing method ASTM D 5950 however not under GLP.
Justification for type of information:
A discussion and report on the read across strategy is given as an attachment in Section 13.
Reason / purpose for cross-reference:
read-across: supporting information
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
other: ASTM D 5950
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
no
Type of method:
pour point
Melting / freezing pt.:
-18 °C
Atm. press.:
1 atm
Decomposition:
no
Conclusions:
The pour measured using the ASTM D 5950 method is -18°C at 1 atm.
Executive summary:

The pour point of the substance Hydrocarbons, C14-C18, n-alkanes, isoalkanes, cyclics, <2% aromatics measured using the ASTM D 5950 method is -18 °C at 1 atm.

Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
2010
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Done in accordance to testing method ASTM D 5950 however not under GLP.
Justification for type of information:
A discussion and report on the read across strategy is given as an attachment in Section 13.
Reason / purpose for cross-reference:
read-across: supporting information
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
other: ASTM D 5950
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
no
Type of method:
pour point
Melting / freezing pt.:
-15 °C
Atm. press.:
1 atm
Decomposition:
no
Sublimation:
no
Conclusions:
The pour measured using the ASTM D 5950 method is of maximum -15°C at 1 atm.
Executive summary:

The pour point of the substance Hydrocarbons, C14-C18, n-alkanes, isoalkanes, cyclics, < 2% aromatics measured using the ASTM D 5950 method is less than -15°C at 1 atm.

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No data are available on the registration substance itself. Reliable data are therefore read across from related substances in the relevant carbon number range.

The pour point of the substance Hydrocarbons, C14-C18, n-alkanes, isoalkanes, cyclics, <2% aromatics measured using the ASTM D 5950 method is -18 °C at 1 atm

The pour point of the substance Hydrocarbons, C14-C18, n-alkanes, isoalkanes, cyclics, < 2% aromatics measured using the ASTM D 5950 method is less than -15°C at 1 atm.

The pour point of the substance Hydrocarbons, C16-C20, n-alkanes, isoalkanes, <2% aromatics has been determined at 9°C according to the ASTM D 97-66 method.

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