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Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
05-04-2018 – 05-04-2018
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
Guideline:
OECD Guideline 102 (Melting point / Melting Range)
Principles of method if other than guideline:
The melting point determination of Test item Cetalkonium chloride (CAS No. 122-18-9 ) was done as per the test guideline OECD 102. The method followed was according to Capillary/metal block.
GLP compliance:
not specified
Type of method:
other: standard laboratory method
Specific details on test material used for the study:
- Name of test material: Cetalkonium chloride
- IUPAC name: CETYL DIMETHYL BENZYL AMMONIUM CHLORIDE
- Molecular formula: C25H46ClN
- Molecular weight: 396.098 g/mole
- Smiles : c1(C[N+](CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC)(C)C)ccccc1.[ClH-]
- Inchl: 1S/C25H46N.ClH/c1-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-20-23-26(2,3)24-25-21-18-17-19-22-25;/h17-19,21-22H,4-16,20,23-24H2,1-3H3;1H/q+1;/p-1
- Substance type: Organic
- Physical state: Solid (white)
- Purity: 99.7%
Key result
Melting / freezing pt.:
>= 111.6 - <= 113.3 °C
Atm. press.:
973.5 hPa
Decomposition:
no
Sublimation:
no
Remarks on result:
other: other details not available

Observation Table & Result :

 Method Details    Observations
 Guideline  OECD 102  
 Method  Capillary/metal block  
 Principle of method  

The temperature at which a

solid becomes a liquid at

standard atmospheric

pressure

 

 Atmospheric

pressure

hPa 

 973.5hPa

 Decomposition

 

Decomposition temperature

(°C), if applicable

 No

 Sublimation

 

Sublimation temperature

(°C), if applicable

NO 

 Mean Melting Point

 °C

 111.6-113.3°C

Conclusions:
The melting point determination of Test item Cetalkonium chloride (CAS No. 122-18-9 ) was done as per the test guideline OECD 102. The method followed was according to Capillary/metal block. The Mean Melting temperature range determine determine to be 111.6-113.3°C at 973.5 hPa.
Executive summary:

The melting point determination of Test item Cetalkonium chloride (CAS No. 122-18-9 ) was done as per the test guideline OECD 102. The method followed was according to Capillary/metal block. The Mean Melting temperature range determine determine to be 111.6-113.3°C at 973.5 hPa.

Description of key information

The melting point determination of Test item Cetalkonium chloride (CAS No. 122-18-9 ) was done as per the test guideline OECD 102. The method followed was according to Capillary/metal block. The Mean Melting temperature range determine determine to be 111.6-113.3°C at 973.5 hPa.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Melting / freezing point at 101 325 Pa:
111.6 °C

Additional information

The melting point determination of Test item Cetalkonium chloride (CAS No. 122-18-9 ) was done as per the test guideline OECD 102. The method followed was according to Capillary/metal block. The Mean Melting temperature range determine determine to be 111.6-113.3°C at 973.5 hPa.