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Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
21/02/2015
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study
Justification for type of information:
Experimental test result performed using standard test guidelines
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
OECD Guideline 102 (Melting point / Melting Range)
Principles of method if other than guideline:
The melting point determination of test substance was done as per the test guideline OECD 102. The method followed was according to Capillary/metal block.
GLP compliance:
no
Type of method:
other: standard laboratory method
Specific details on test material used for the study:
- Name of test material: (1,1-Dimethylethyl)-4-methoxyphenol
- Common name: Tert-butyl-4-methoxyphenol
- Molecular formula: C11H16O2
- Molecular weight: 181.2533 g/mol
- Smiles notation: [*]C(C)(C)C.COc1ccc(O)cc1
- InChI: 1S/C11H16O2/c1-11(2,3)9-7-8(13-4)5-6-10(9)12/h5-7,12H,1-4H3
- Substance type: Organic
- Physical state: Solid
- Physical Appearance: White to pale yellow solid with a waxy appearance
Key result
Melting / freezing pt.:
>= 57 - <= 59 °C
Atm. press.:
977 hPa
Decomposition:
no
Sublimation:
no
Remarks on result:
other: other details not available

TEST DESCRIPTION AND RESULTS

Method Details

Observations

Remarks if, any

Guideline

OECD 102

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Method

Capillary/metal block

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Principle of method

The temperature at which a solid becomes a liquid at standard atmospheric pressure

-

Grinding of substance done

 

             No

Atmospheric pressure

(in hPa)

 

-

Decomposition

 

Decomposition temperature(°C), if applicable

       No

Sublimation

Sublimation temperature (°C), if applicable

 

       No

Melting point (°C)

(RESULT)

 

-

Melting point range (°C), if applicable

 

57-59°C

 

Conclusions:
The melting point determination of test substance was done as per the test guideline OECD 102. The method followed was according to Capillary/metal block. The melting point was determine to be in the range of 57-59 °C at 977.0hPa.
Executive summary:

The melting point determination of test substance was done as per the test guideline OECD 102. The method followed was according to Capillary/metal block. The melting point was determine to be in the range of 57-59 °C at 977.0hPa.

Description of key information

The melting point determination of test substance was done as per the test guideline OECD 102. The method followed was according to Capillary/metal block. The melting point was determine to be in the range of 57-59 °C at 977.0hPa.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Melting / freezing point at 101 325 Pa:
57 °C

Additional information

The melting point determination of test substance was done as per the test guideline OECD 102. The method followed was according to Capillary/metal block. The melting point was determine to be in the range of 57-59 °C at 977.0hPa.

From other reliable sources & authoritative databases melting point of test chemical was determine in the range between 48 -60°C & 51 °C