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The boiling point could not be determined as the Differential Scanning Calorimetry experiment showed that the substance decomposed before the boiling point was reached.

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During the manufacture of DAPD, the chemical is heat-stripped to remove the more volatile starting materials remaining as residues in the product. The temperature for this process exceeds 325 degrees C while a vacuum is created in the stripper to pressure levels below 2 psi. Under these extreme conditions, the product is melted without indication for boiling. These process conditions correspond to a corrected temperature of more than 415 °C at atmospheric pressure according to recalculation using a nomogram. As shown in the Differential Scanning Calorimetry experiment, the substance decomposes at 350°C. As a consequence, it is not possible to define an exact boiling point for DAPD.