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Melting point / freezing point

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melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Done in accordance with standard testing method however not under GLP.
Justification for type of information:
The justification for read across is provided as an attachment in IUCLID Section 13.
Reason / purpose for cross-reference:
read-across: supporting information
according to guideline
other: ASTM - 2386
Principles of method if other than guideline:
This test method covers the determination of the temperature below which solid hydrocarbon crystals may form
GLP compliance:
Type of method:
other: ASTM D2887-04a
Key result
Melting / freezing pt.:
-70 °C
Atm. press.:
1 atm
The reported melting point is -70°C.
Executive summary:

The reported melting point of isohexadecane is -70°C (company data).

Description of key information

This data is being read across from the source study that tested Isohexadecane based on analogue read across. The justification for read across is provided as an attachment in IUCLID Section 13.

The reported melting/pour point of isohexadecane is -70°C (company data).

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Melting / freezing point at 101 325 Pa:
-70 °C

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