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Melting point / freezing point

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The experimental value of the melting point as determined by the capillary method for chlorocresol was found to be 98.2°C at atmospheric pressure of 975 hPa. This value of melting point when converted at 101 325 Pa found to be equivalent to 102.05 °C. No decomposition and no sublimation of chlorocresol was observed at the melting point temperature

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Melting / freezing point at 101 325 Pa:
102.05 °C

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The experimental value of the melting point as determined by the capillary method for chlorocresol was found to be 98.2°C at atmospheric pressure of 975 hPa. This value of melting point when converted at 101 325 Pa found to be equivalent to 102.05 °C. No decomposition and no sublimation of chlorocresol was observed at the melting point temperature. Supporting studies shows value different from Key study due to difference in the estimation conditions. However, for the purpose of chemical safety assessment key study value 102.05 °C shall be considered.