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Endpoint:
vapour pressure
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
18 to 20 April 2016
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
EU Method A.4 (Vapour Pressure)
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
OECD Guideline 104 (Vapour Pressure Curve)
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
EPA OPPTS 830.7950 (Vapor Pressure)
GLP compliance:
no
Type of method:
dynamic method
Key result
Temp.:
20 °C
Vapour pressure:
0.01 hPa
Temp.:
25 °C
Vapour pressure:
0.01 hPa
Temp.:
50 °C
Vapour pressure:
0.08 hPa

Results

 

Thermal Stability

The test item showed no thermal effects in the temperature range of 25 - 300 °C.

 

Dynamic method: Vapour-liquid equilibrium (VLE)

The vapour pressure was measured in the temperature range of 127.0 to 197.3 °C. The measured vapour pressure values together with the measured temperatures are listed in the table below.

 

Results of the dynamic method

No.

Temperature / °C

Vapour pressure / hPa

Remark

1

127.0

5.9

measured up

2

156.1

19.7

measured up

3

174.8

39.7

measured up

4

186.5

59.7

measured up

5

191.2

69.9

measured up

6

197.3

84.4

measured up

7

194.3

76.8

measured down

8

181.2

49.9

measured down

9

165.4

28.4

measured down

 

 

From the measured data points of the vapour pressure curve, the constants A, B and C of the Antoine equation were calculated:

 

Antoine equation

 

Log10 ρ = A +  B / ( C + θ )

 

A = 10.5212

B = -3101.01

C = 273.15.

 

Final Results

The vapour pressure of the test item was calculated by extrapolation of the measured vapour pressure curve for the temperatures 20, 25 and 50 °C, according to Regulation EC No. 440/2008 Method A.4.

 

Calculated vapour pressure values for 20, 25 and 50 °C

Temperature / °C

Vapour pressure / hPa

20

0.01

25

0.01

50

0.08

Conclusions:
Vapour pressure values of 0.01 hPa (at 20 °C), 0.01 hPa (at 25 °C) and 0.08 hPa (at 50 °C) were determined for the test substance according to E.U. Method A.4.

Description of key information

Vapour pressure: 0.01 hPa at 20 °C, 0.01 hPa at 25 °C, 0.08 hPa at 50 °C (EU Method A.4, dynamic method)

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Vapour pressure:
0.01 hPa
at the temperature of:
20 °C

Additional information

According to Regulation EC No. 440/2008 Method A.4, the vapour pressure values of the test item for the temperatures 20, 25 and 50 °C were calculated by extrapolation of the measured vapour pressure curve.

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