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Endpoint:
viscosity
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
June-August 2010
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: GLP study
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
OECD Test Guideline 114 (Viscosity of Liquids)
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. certificate)
Type of method:
capillary viscometer (static)
Temp.:
20°C
Parameter:
kinematic viscosity (in mm²/s)
Value:
ca. 7.1
Temp.:
40°C
Parameter:
kinematic viscosity (in mm²/s)
Value:
ca. 3.5

Table 1 : Full test results for 2-ethylhexyl-S-lactate

Run

 

Size no.

C

 

Time

(min)

Time

(sec)

Viscosity

(cSt)

Test temperature 20.0 °C

1

1

0.003

39.39

2364

7.1

2

1

0.003

39.66

2380

7.1

Test temperature 40.0 °C

1

1

0.003

19.37

1162

3.5

2

1

0.003

19.37

1162

3.5

 key C = viscosity constant; size no = size of viscometer

Conclusions:
The kinematic viscosity of 2-ethylhexyl-S-lactate is 7.1 cSt = 7.1 mm²/s at 20.0 °C and 3.5 cSt = 3.5 mm²/s at 40 °C.
Executive summary:

The kinematic viscosity of 2-ethylhexyl-S-lactate is 7.1 cSt = 7.1 mm²/s at 20.0 °C and 3.5 cSt = 3.5 mm²/s at 40 °C, as determined with the capillary method according to OECD guideline 114.

Description of key information

The kinematic viscosity of 2-ethylhexyl-S-lactate is 7.1 cSt = 7.1 mm²/s at 20.0 °C and 3.5 cSt = 3.5 mm²/s at 40 °C, as determined with the capillary method according to OECD guideline 114.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Viscosity:
7.1 mm²/s (static)
at the temperature of:
20 °C

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