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Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
August - September 2017
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Non-GLP study according to protocol developed by fragrance industry. No deviations from protocol.

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
2018
Report date:
2018

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
other: The Registration for REACH of Natural Complex Substances used as Fragrance Ingredients" by EFFA/EFEO.
Deviations:
no
Principles of method if other than guideline:
10 ml of sample were stored at -25 °C in a freezer for min. 2 days. 10 ml of sample were stored at +5 °C in a refrigerator for min. 2 days.
The state of the samples were assessed visually before and after storage.
GLP compliance:
no
Type of method:
other: visual inspection

Test material

Constituent 1
Reference substance name:
Cymbopogon nardus, ext.
EC Number:
289-753-6
EC Name:
Cymbopogon nardus, ext.
Cas Number:
89998-15-2
IUPAC Name:
Cymbopogon nardus, ext.
Test material form:
liquid

Results and discussion

Melting / freezing point
Key result
Melting / freezing pt.:
< -25 °C
Atm. press.:
1 atm

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
The melting/freezing point of citronella oil (cymbopogon nardus) is < -25ºC at ambient pressure.
Executive summary:

Citronella oil (cymbopogon nardus) has a melting point <-25ºC at ambient pressure after storage at a temperature of -25ºC for 84h as determined by visual inspection according to the methodology proposed by the EFFA/EFEO guideline ''The Registration for REACH

of Natural Complex Substances used as Fragrance Ingredients''.

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