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Administrative data

Endpoint:
boiling point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
Study initiation: August 13 - End of laboratory investigation: November 18 1997
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: 1a: GLP guideline study

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
1998
Report date:
1998

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
EU Method A.2 (Boiling Temperature)
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes
Type of method:
dynamic method
Remarks:
Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC)

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
α,α-Dimethyl-ethyl ester benzeneacetic acid
EC Number:
608-307-7
Cas Number:
2901-13-5
Molecular formula:
C12 H16 O2
IUPAC Name:
α,α-Dimethyl-ethyl ester benzeneacetic acid
Details on test material:
Test substance: Ethyl dimethylphenylacetate
Code-No.: HOE CG 0523 0Y ZD00 0001
Batch-No.: B0006 dated 12.03.1997
Purity: 99.8 % (a/a)
Storage stability: 3 Years at ambient temperature, in tight containers, protected from light and dry.
Expiration date of the certificate: 18. March 2000

Results and discussion

Boiling point
Boiling pt.:
ca. 236 °C
Atm. press.:
1 013.3 hPa
Decomposition:
yes
Remarks:
exothermal decomposition
Decomp. temp.:
>= 390 °C

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
Under atmospheric conditions, the boiling point is 236°C with decomposition starting at 390 °C.