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boiling point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
data from handbook or collection of data
equivalent or similar to guideline
other: standard laboratory method
Version / remarks:
Handbook data
not specified
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Measured according standard laboratory method
GLP compliance:
not specified
Type of method:
other: not specified
Specific details on test material used for the study:
Origin not known, purity typically >= 98 %
Key result
Boiling pt.:
162 °C
Atm. press.:
ca. 1 013 hPa
Remarks on result:
159-163 °C (reported)
A reliable handbook value of 159-163 C at 1013 hPa is available.
Executive summary:

A reliable handbook value of 159-163 C at 1013 hPa is available.

Description of key information

The boiling point of methacrylic acid is reported in a reliable handbook with 162 °C at normal pressure of ca.1013 hPa (Kirk-Othmer, 1981).

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Boiling point at 101 325 Pa:
162 °C

Additional information

Supporting information is available in additional handbooks which reported the boiling point of methacrylic acid with 161 to 163 °C.