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Reference
Endpoint:
relative density
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
From May 2014 to August 2014
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: This GLP study was conducted in accordance with standardized method and was considered as reliable without restriction
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
OECD Guideline 109 (Density of Liquids and Solids)
Version / remarks:
2012
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
EU Method A.3 (Relative Density)
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
EPA OPPTS 830.7300 (Density / Relative Density / Bulk Density)
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. certificate)
Type of method:
pycnometer method
Specific details on test material used for the study:
Commercial name: Dimetol (as reported in the report):
Chemical nature: 2,6-dimethylheptan-2-ol
Molecular weight: 144.2 g/mol
CAS number: 13254-34-7
Batch: PE00090447
Purity: 99.6 %
Expiry date: 28 May 2016
Key result
Type:
relative density
Density:
0.815
Remarks on result:
other: The density of the test item has been determined to be 0.815 g/cm3 at 20.0°C (relative density value 0.815)

Determination of the volume of the pycnometer:  

  Test 1 Test 2 Mean
Mass empty pycnometer (A) 30.8138 g 30.8136 g 30.8137 g
Mass pycnometer with water (B) 40.4604 g 40.4585 g  
Volume of the pycnometer 9.6640 cm3 9.6623 cm3 9.6632 cm3

Density of the test substance

  Test 1 Test 2 Mean
Mass pycnometer with test substance (C) 38.6891 g 38.6838 g  
Density 0.8150 g/cm3 0.8144 g/cm3 0.815 g/cm3
Conclusions:
The density of the test item has been determined to be 0.815 g/cm3 at 20.0°C (relative density value 0.815)
Executive summary:

A study was conducted to determine the relative density of dimetol using a pycnometer method designed to be compatible with Method A3 Relative Density of Commission Regulation (EC) No 440/2008 of 30 May 2008 and Method 109 of the OECD Guidelines for Testing of Chemicals, 02 October 2012.

The density of the test item has been determined to be 0.815 g/cm3 at 20.0°C (relative density value 0.815)

Description of key information

A study was conducted to determine the relative density of dimetol using a pycnometer method designed to be compatible with Method A3 Relative Density of Commission Regulation (EC) No 440/2008 of 30 May 2008 and Method 109 of the OECD Guidelines for Testing of Chemicals, 02 October 2012.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Relative density at 20C:
0.815

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