Registration Dossier

Administrative data

Endpoint:
thermal stability
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
2008
Report date:
2008

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
equivalent or similar to guideline
Guideline:
OECD Guideline 113 (Screening Test for Thermal Stability and Stability in Air)
Principles of method if other than guideline:
DIN 51007
GLP compliance:
no
Other quality assurance:
ISO/IEC 17025 (General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories)

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
Methyl formate
EC Number:
203-481-7
EC Name:
Methyl formate
Cas Number:
107-31-3
Molecular formula:
C₂H₄O₂
IUPAC Name:
methyl formate

Results and discussion

For thermal stability study

Test substance thermally stable:
no
Operating temperature
Key result
Operating temp.:
>= 30 - <= 500 °C
Remarks on result:
other: 1st exothemic reaction: 30 J/g at onset temperatue 105 °C; 2nd exothemic reaction: > 190 J/g at onset temperatue 410 °C

Any other information on results incl. tables

DSC (glass)

1st reaction

onset: 105 °C

peak: 108 °C

energy relase: 30 J/g

2nd reaction

onset: 410 °C

peak: 426 °C

energy release: > 190 J/g

DSC (V2A)

1st reaction

onset: 80 °C

peak: 93 °C

energy release: 20 J/g

2nd reaction

onset: 420 °C

peak. 461 °C

energy release: 70 J/g

Applicant's summary and conclusion