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Melting point / freezing point

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Alkenes C11/13/14 have a melting point below -20°C. 

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In accordance with column 2 of REACH Annex VII, the melting/freezing point study does not need to be conducted below a lower limit of -20°C. Read across from other category members with a carbon number range of C15 -16 (Fitzpatrick and Eadsforth, 1998) indicates that the melting point of alkenes C11/13/14 will be below -20°C.