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Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
weight of evidence
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
data from handbook or collection of data
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
other: No guideline available (Handbkook data)
Key result
Melting / freezing pt.:
-28 °C
Decomposition:
yes
Decomp. temp.:
20 °C
Conclusions:
The substance VCl4 decomposes gradually at room temperature. The melting point of VCl4 is -28°C at atmospheric pressure.
Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
weight of evidence
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
data from handbook or collection of data
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
other: No guideline available (Handbook data)
Decomposition:
yes
Remarks:
decomposes slowly
Decomp. temp.:
< 63 °C
Conclusions:
Decomposes slowly to vanadium trichloride and chlorine below 63 °C
Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
weight of evidence
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
data from handbook or collection of data
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
other: No guideline available (Handbook data)
Melting / freezing pt.:
-28 °C
Conclusions:
The VCl4 substance melted at -28°C.
Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
weight of evidence
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
data from handbook or collection of data
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
other: No guideline available (Handbook data)
Melting / freezing pt.:
-25.7 °C
Conclusions:
VCl4 melted at -25.7°C.
Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
weight of evidence
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
data from handbook or collection of data
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
other: No guideline available (Handbook data)
Key result
Melting / freezing pt.:
-28 °C
Decomposition:
yes
Decomp. temp.:
20 °C
Conclusions:
The melting point of VCl4 is -28°C at atmospheric pressure.
Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
weight of evidence
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
data from handbook or collection of data
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
other: No guideline available (Handbook data)
Decomposition:
yes
Remarks:
Vanadium tetrachloride dissociates slowly at room temperature and rapidly at higher temperatures, yielding VCl3 and Cl2
Decomp. temp.:
20 °C
Conclusions:
Vanadium tetrachloride dissociates slowly at room temperature and rapidly at higher temperatures, yielding VCl3 and Cl2.

Description of key information

The substance VCl4 decomposes gradually at room temperature and rapidly at higher temperatures, yielding VO2 and HCl. The melting point of VCl4 is -28°C at atmospheric pressure.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Melting / freezing point at 101 325 Pa:
-28 °C

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