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EC number: 201-052-9
CAS number: 77-73-6
No information on the primary source of this
data or the methods used is available. However, this information is
taken from a reliable government source and is therefore considered to
be suitable for use as a key study.
The melting point of high purity DCPD is 32.2°C. The melting point of commercial DCPD is <20°C, with melting points of <0°C at <85% purity, rising to 10°C at >90% purity and >30°C at 100% purity.
The Pocket Guide presents
key information and data from the US Department of Health and Human
Services and as such is a reliable governmental source of information
and is considered a suitable key study source for this endpoint (NIOSH
2005). This is supported by a melting/ freezing point of between
32 and 34°C from WHO ICSC (2005). No information on the primary source
of the data or the methods used is available. However, this information
is taken from a reliable peer reviewed database and so can be considered
reliable and suitable for use.
Information on the melting/ freezing points
of commercial DCPD has been taken from company specific pro-forma. For
the data from DOW (2016), there is no information on the GLP status or
the methods used. The melting point of commercial (94%) DCPD from
proprietary data from Shell (2016) was non-GLP but conducted according
to guideline ASTM D1493. The results are considered suitable for use as
supporting studies for this endpoint as they are taken from company
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