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Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
2018
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
data from handbook or collection of data
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
other: ASTM D7689
Version / remarks:
For cloud point
Deviations:
not specified
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
other: ASTM D5950
Version / remarks:
For Pour Point
Deviations:
not specified
GLP compliance:
not specified
Type of method:
other: Cloud Point and Pour Point
Specific details on test material used for the study:
- Sample source: MOOTTORIL erät; Neste; Sample ID: 14466014
- Storage condition of test material: Do not expose to light
Key result
Melting / freezing pt.:
ca. -48.8 °C
Remarks on result:
other: Cloud Point: Atmospheric pressure not specified
Key result
Melting / freezing pt.:
ca. -70 °C
Remarks on result:
other: Pour Point: Atmospheric pressure not specified
Conclusions:
The cloud point of Hydrocarbons, C16-C18, Isoalkanes, <2% aromatics is -48.8°C as determined using method ASTM D7689.

The pour point of Hydrocarbons, C16-C18, Isoalkanes, <2% aromatics is <-70°C as determined using method ASTM D5950.
Executive summary:

The cloud point of Hydrocarbons, C16-C18, Isoalkanes, <2% aromatics is -48.8°C as determined using method ASTM D7689.

The pour point of Hydrocarbons, C16-C18, Isoalkanes, <2% aromatics is <-70°C as determined using method ASTM D5950

Description of key information

The pour point of Hydrocarbons, C16-C18, Isoalkanes, <2% aromatics is <-70°C as determined using method ASTM D5950

while the cloud point of Hydrocarbons, C16-C18, Isoalkanes, <2% aromatics is -48.8°C as determined using method ASTM D7689.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Melting / freezing point at 101 325 Pa:
-70 °C

Additional information

The pour point of Hydrocarbons, C16-C18, Isoalkanes, <2% aromatics is <-70°C as determined using method ASTM D5950 while the cloud point of Hydrocarbons, C16-C18, Isoalkanes, <2% aromatics is -48.8°C as determined using method ASTM D7689 (Neste, 2018; Klimisch score = 2).