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Description of key information

Decomposition from approximately 175 °C, OECD 103, EU Method A.2, Butler (2013)

Key value for chemical safety assessment

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In the key study (Butler, 2013), the boiling point of the test material was investigated in a GLP study which was conducted in accordance with the standardised guidelines OECD 103 and EU Method A.2 using a liquid bath method according to Siwoloboff.

Aliquots of the test material were placed in a glass tube attached to thermometer and slowly heated at atmospheric pressure in a silicone oil bath until boiling or decomposition was observed.

Under the conditions of this study, no value for boiling point could be determined. The test material decomposed from approximately 175 °C (448 K) prior to boiling.

Supporting information is provided in the form of a review article (Summer, 2003) in which the boiling point of the test material was reported to be greater than 250 °C. No information on materials and methods is presented.