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Administrative data

Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
10/2008
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
2008
Report Date:
2008

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
OECD Guideline 102 (Melting point / Melting Range)
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
no
Type of method:
thermal analysis
Remarks:
Differential Scanning Calorimetry

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Details on test material:
Purity: 100.2 %

Results and discussion

Melting / freezing point
Melting / freezing pt.:
ca. 96.5 °C
Atm. press.:
ca. 1 013 hPa
Decomposition:
yes
Decomp. temp.:
> 185 - < 235 °C
Remarks on result:
other: Melting from 70 - 130 °C

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
The mean melting point of DHA is 96.5 °C (range 70 - 130 °C). DHA decomposes above 185 °C (-235°C).
Executive summary:

The melting point of DHA was investigated in an OECD guideline 102 compliant study. The mean melting point of DHA is 96.5 °C (range 70 - 130 °C). DHA decomposes above 185 °C (-235°C).