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Melting point / freezing point

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In nitrogen, ZnCl2 starts melting at 290°C, in air it starts melting at 287°C.
ZnCl2 starts decomposing at ~400°C under nitrogen atmosphere, at ~360°C under air.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Melting / freezing point at 101 325 Pa:
287 °C

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