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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
Study period:
29 June 2007 - 24 July 2007
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study
according to guideline
OECD Guideline 102 (Melting point / Melting Range)
not specified
according to guideline
EU Method A.1 (Melting / Freezing Temperature)
not specified
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. QA statement)
Ministerium für Umwelt und Naturschutz, Landwirtschaft und Verbraucherschutz, Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Type of method:
differential scanning calorimetry
Key result
Melting / freezing pt.:
45.9 °C

Individual Results

45.51 °C ; 45.65 °C (closed crucible, after recrystallization)

46.29 °C ; 46.13 °C (open crucible, after recrystallization)


Final Result

Mean value of these four determinations = 45.9 °C

Description of key information

Melting point is 45.9 ºC (OECD 102, DSC method).

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Melting / freezing point at 101 325 Pa:
45.9 °C

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