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Endpoint:
appearance / physical state / colour
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
weight of evidence
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Basic data given, comparable to guideline studies
Reason / purpose for cross-reference:
reference to other study
Reason / purpose for cross-reference:
reference to other study
Qualifier:
no guideline followed
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Visual description according to REACH requirements
GLP compliance:
no
Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:
liquid
Form:
liquid
Colour:
colourless
Odour:
other: faint specific odour, amine-like
Substance type:
organic
Conclusions:
The substance is a colourless liquid.
Executive summary:

The substance is a colourless liquid.

Endpoint:
appearance / physical state / colour
Type of information:
other: expert judgement (Derivation from Melting point and boiling point)
Adequacy of study:
weight of evidence
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: expert judgement
Reason / purpose for cross-reference:
reference to other study
Reason / purpose for cross-reference:
reference to other study
Principles of method if other than guideline:
expert judgement (Derivation from melting point and boiling point)
GLP compliance:
no
Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:
liquid
Conclusions:
The substance is a liquid.
Executive summary:

The substance is a liquid.

Endpoint:
appearance / physical state / colour
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
weight of evidence
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Peer-reviewed database
Reason / purpose for cross-reference:
reference to other study
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Visual description according to REACH requirements
GLP compliance:
no
Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:
liquid
Colour:
yellowish
Odour:
other: slightly amine-like
Substance type:
other: Substance classification: Carboxylic acid amides
Conclusions:
The chemical is a yellowish substance with slightly amine-like odour.
Executive summary:

The chemical is a yellowish substance with slightly amine-like odour.

Description of key information

N,N-dimethylformamide is a colourless - yellowish liquid with a faint specific, amine - like odour. The substance origin is organic.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:
liquid
Form:
liquid
Colour:
yellow
Colour intensity:
light

Additional information

The description of N,N-dimethylformamide is given by BASF AG (2005) as well as by the peer-reviewed database GESTIS (2005).