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Please be aware that this old REACH registration data factsheet is no longer maintained; it remains frozen as of 19th May 2023.

The new ECHA CHEM database has been released by ECHA, and it now contains all REACH registration data. There are more details on the transition of ECHA's published data to ECHA CHEM here.

Diss Factsheets

Physical & Chemical properties

Endpoint summary

Administrative data

Description of key information

Additional information

Substance Endpoint Alcohols, C16 -17, branched and linear
State of the substance  liquid, colourless, organic, typical odour
Melting/ Freezing point 18.4 °C
Boiling point 320.2 °C
Relative density 0.8362 at 30 °C
Vapour pressure

< 5 Pa at 20 °C

< 5 Pa at 50 °C

Surface tension 65 mN/m at ca. 90% saturated aqueous solution (estimated by read-across)
Water solubility  < 1.3 mg/l at 20 °C and pH 7
Partition coefficient, logPow

6.9 at 25 °C and pH 7

Flash point 173 °C 

 Waiving statement 

Explosive properties

 Waiving statement

Ignition temperature  259 °C
Oxidizing Properties

 Waiving statement 

Granulometry   Waiving statement 
Viscosity at 30 °C (static) 30.26 mm²/s
 Dissociation constant  Constituents pKa 15.8 (QSAR estimation)  
 Granulometry   Waiving statement 

In some cases the CAS and chemical identity stated refer to SDA nomenclature for this substance. in REACH substance identification it is necessary to be more specific as to the chain lengths present. Full details may be found in the CSR