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surface tension
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study
according to guideline
EU Method A.5 (Surface Tension)
Version / remarks:
Cited as Directive 92/69/EEC, A.5
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. QA statement)
Ministerium fur Umwelt, Raumordnung und Landwirtschaft des Landes Nordehein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf.
Type of method:
OECD harmonised ring method
Surface tension:
58.72 mN/m
20.1 °C
0.558 g/L
Remarks on result:
other: Based on 90% saturated solution (water solubility reported as 0.62 g/L)

The substance is surface active

The substance is surface active

Description of key information

Surface tension: 58.72 mN/m at 20.1 °C (90% saturated aqueous solution)

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Additional information

A surface tension value of 58.72 mN/m at 20.1 °C was determined during tests according to EU Method A.5.