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Endpoint:
density
Remarks:
other: crystal density
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
data from handbook or collection of data
Remarks:
Information contained in an authoritative, standard reference work in industrial chemistry. The author was employed at the Amoco Chemical Company, with direct access to company data/information relevant to the commercial production of terephthalic acid.
Reason / purpose for cross-reference:
reference to same study
Qualifier:
no guideline followed
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Procedure not stated
GLP compliance:
not specified
Type of method:
other: procedure not stated
Type:
other: crystal density
Density:
1.58 g/cm³
Temp.:
25 °C
Remarks on result:
other: Source specifies crystal density, which implies the sample used for the measurement excluded powder/dust.
Conclusions:
The crystal density of terephthalic acid is 1.58 g/cm3 at 25 degrees C.

Description of key information

The crystal density of terephthalic acid is 1.58 g/cubic cm at 25 degrees C.  The specific gravity of terephthalic acid is 1.522 at 25 degrees C.

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