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Physical & Chemical properties

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Based on its physical chemical properties, Guaiacwood oil saponified does not need to be classified as hazardous according to the criteria of Regulation 1272/2008/EC (CLP).

Guaiacwood oil saponified is a yellow-brown waxy solid at room temperature.

The melting range (glass transition) of the substance was found to be -32 – -29°C.

The boiling range of the substance was determined to be 229°C - 239°C.

The substance has a density of 0.974 g/cm3 at 20ºC.

The initial vapour pressure of the substance is 0.13 Pa at 25ºC.

The log Kow range for Guaiacwood oil constituents was found to be 4.57 - 6.45. The fraction of log Kow > 4.0 was 87.5%.

The range of water solubilities for the known constituents of Guaiacwood oil was found to be 1.2732 - 32.884 mg/L at 25ºC. 83% of the NCS has a water solubility > 23 mg/L.

The flashpoint of the substance is 139ºC.

The auto-ignition temperature of the substance is 252°C at an atmospheric pressure between 100.6 and 102.2 kPa.

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