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Administrative data

boiling point
Data waiving:
study scientifically not necessary / other information available
Justification for data waiving:
the study does not need to be conducted because the substance is a solid which decomposes before boiling
Reason / purpose for cross-reference:
data waiving: supporting information

Combining four handbook results, the melting point of ammonium nitrate is 169.6 -169.7°C and decomposition starts at 210°C.

Melting / freezing point at 101 325 Pa:
169.6 °C

Handbooks used:

-The Merck Index (12th ed.)

-The CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics (86th ed.)

-The CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics (80th ed.) and The Merck Index (12th ed.)

-Sax's Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials (9th. ed.)

Data source

Materials and methods

Results and discussion

Applicant's summary and conclusion