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Melting point / freezing point

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melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Test procedure in accordance with national standard methods without GLP.
equivalent or similar to guideline
OECD Guideline 102 (Melting point / Melting Range)
Principles of method if other than guideline:
The melting point was determined with Differential Scanning Calorimetry.
GLP compliance:
Type of method:
thermal analysis
Melting / freezing pt.:
38.7 °C
Melting point of octanoic acid, monoester with glycerol: 38.7 °C at atmospheric pressure, no deviation from the guideline was reported.
Executive summary:

Octanoic acid, monoester with glycerol was determined according DSC. The melting point was determined to be 38.7 °C at atmospheric pressure.

Description of key information

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Melting / freezing point at 101 325 Pa:
38.7 °C

Additional information

The melting point of octanoic acid, monoester with glycerol was measured according to DSC thermal analysis.