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Appearance / physical state / colour

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Administrative data

Endpoint:
appearance / physical state / colour
Type of information:
other: visual observation
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: data from peer-reviewed handbook

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
review article or handbook
Title:
Ethyl carbonate.
Author:
Merck & Co., Inc.
Year:
2012
Bibliographic source:
In: The Merck Index, 14. ed., Merck & Co., Inc., Whitehouse Station, N.J., USA, available from http://themerckindex.cambridgesoft.com

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
no guideline required
Principles of method if other than guideline:
In the peer-reviewed handbook, the properties of diethyl carbonate are reported.
GLP compliance:
not specified

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent

Results and discussion

Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:
liquid
Form / colour / odour
Colour:
colourless
Odour:
other: pleasant etheral odour
Substance type:
organic

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
At standard conditions, diethyl carbonate represents a colourless, organic liquid with a pleasant etheral odour.
Executive summary:

In the peer-reviewed handbook, diethyl carbonate is characterized as a colourless, organic liquid having a pleasant etheral odour at standard conditions.