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Melting point / freezing point

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Description of key information

Potassium 2-ethylhexanoate has no melting and boiling point. 

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Additional information

The KOCT hydrate melts at 42 °C and begins to recrystallise in a range of 100-140 °C when the water in the hydrate evaporated. The substance begins to decompose at 350 °C under a reduction of weight.