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Endpoint:
appearance / physical state / colour
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
from January to February 1996
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: No guideline is required according to REACh TGD. Considering that the substance is well characterised and that the data come from a GLP study, full reliability applies.
Reason / purpose:
reference to same study
Qualifier:
no guideline required
GLP compliance:
yes
Remarks:
certificate not provided
Specific details on test material used for the study:
Commercial name: DIMETOL (as reported in the report):
Chemical nature: 2,6-dimethylheptan-2-ol
Empirical formula: C9H20O
Molecular weight: 144.2 g/mol
CAS number: 13254-34-7
Stability: stable in acetonitrile and in the mobile phase
Batch: 003046
Purity: 99.1% (GC)
Density: 0.813 g/mL at 20°C
Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:
liquid
Key result
Form:
liquid
Colour:
Colourless
Substance type:
organic
Conclusions:
The substance is a colourless liquid
Executive summary:

Dimetol is a colourless organic liquid at ambient temperature and pressure.

The data come from the description of the test substance in the Partition Coefficient GLP-study report.

Description of key information

Dimetol is a liquid at room temperature.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:
liquid

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