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surface tension
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study
according to
OECD Guideline 115 (Surface Tension of Aqueous Solutions)
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. certificate)
Type of method:
ring method
Specific details on test material used for the study:
Test Item: RCX 15-116
Chemical name: Tris(N-hydroxy-N-nitosophenylaminato-O,O’)aluminium
CAS No.: 15305-07-4
EC No.: 239-341-7
Appearance: Whitish to pale yellow powder
Batch No.: 16008AE2
Purity: 99.1 %
Certificate of analysis: Certificate of analysis of GENORAD* 19 from Rahn AG, Dörflistrasse 120, CH-8050 Zürich, Switzerland dated 2016-04-12 and MSDS of RCX 15-116
Storage conditions: Ambient temperature (< 40 °C), keep container tightly closed, protected from sunlight
Expiry date: 2018-02
Key result
Surface tension:
56.5 mN/m
20 °C
1 000 mg/L
RCX 15-116 has a mean surface tension of 56.5 mN/m.
Executive summary:

RCX 15-116 has a mean surface tension of 56.5 mN/m. According to Regulation EC No. 440/2008 Part A Method A.5, the test item has to be regarded as a surface active material.

Description of key information

RCX 15-116 has a mean surface tension of 56.5 mN/m.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Surface tension:
in mN/m at 20°C and concentration in mg/L:
1 000

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