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Melting point / freezing point

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Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
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
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
OECD Guideline 102 (Melting point / Melting Range)
GLP compliance:
not specified
Type of method:
thermal analysis
Key result
Melting / freezing pt.:
3 652 - 3 697 °C
Sublimation:
yes
Conclusions:
The melting point of carbon black is between 3652 and 3697 °C (sublimation)
Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
supporting study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
data from handbook or collection of data
Key result
Melting / freezing pt.:
ca. 4 000 °C
Sublimation:
yes
Conclusions:
The melting point of carbon black is at around 4000 °C (sublimation).

Description of key information

Carbon black (solid: particulate/powder) - non nano undergoes sublimation at 3652-3697 deg C (Weast, 1984)

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Melting / freezing point at 101 325 Pa:
3 652 °C

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