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Endpoint:
solubility in organic solvents / fat solubility
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
data from handbook or collection of data
Remarks:
Information contained in an authoritative, standard reference work in industrial chemistry. The authors were employed at the Amoco Chemical Company, with direct access to company data/information relevant to the commercial production of terephthalic acid.
Reason / purpose for cross-reference:
reference to same study
Qualifier:
no guideline followed
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Procedure not stated
GLP compliance:
not specified
Medium:
other: glacial acetic acid
Solubility:
0.013 other: % (w/w)
Temp.:
25 °C
Medium:
methanol
Solubility:
0.1 other: % (w/w)
Temp.:
25 °C
Medium:
dimethylformamide
Solubility:
6.7 other: % (w/w)
Temp.:
25 °C
Medium:
DMSO
Solubility:
19 other: % (w/w)
Temp.:
25 °C
Test substance stable:
yes
Conclusions:
Limits of the solubility of terephthalic acid at 25 degrees C are published for four organic solvents: glacial acetic acid (0.013 %, w/w), methanol (0.1 % w/w), dimethylformamide (6.7 % w/w) and DMSO (19 % w/w).

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Limits of the solubility of terephthalic acid at 25 degrees C are published for four organic solvents: glacial acetic acid (0.013 %, w/w), methanol (0.1 % w/w), dimethylformamide (6.7 % w/w) and DMSO (19 % w/w).  

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