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Melting point / freezing point

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Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
test procedure in accordance with national standard methods with acceptable restrictions
Principles of method if other than guideline:
other: DIN 51007
GLP compliance:
no
Type of method:
differential scanning calorimetry
Key result
Melting / freezing pt.:
> 53 - < 58 °C
Decomposition:
yes
Decomp. temp.:
> 285 - < 290 °C
Conclusions:
The melting point of maleic anhydride was determined by DSC (Differential scanning calorimetry) and is in the range of 53-58 °C.
Executive summary:

In a non-GLP guideline study according to DIN 51007, the melting point of maleic anhydride was investigated. The melting point of maleic anhydride was determined by DSC (Differential scanning calorimetry) and is in the range of 53-58 °C.

Description of key information

In a non-GLP guideline study according to DIN 51007, the melting point of maleic anhydride was determined by DSC (differential scanning calorimetry) to be in the range of 53–58 °C.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Melting / freezing point at 101 325 Pa:
53 °C

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