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Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
The study was conducted between 20 May 2018 and 24 July 2018
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
OECD Guideline 102 (Melting point / Melting Range)
Deviations:
no
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
EU Method A.1 (Melting / Freezing Temperature)
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. certificate)
Remarks:
Date of Inspection: 18 July 2017 - 20 July 2017 Date of Issue: 28 November 2017
Type of method:
pour point
Specific details on test material used for the study:
SOURCE OF TEST MATERIAL
- Source and lot/batch No.of test material: 2955
- Expiration date of the lot/batch: 04 February 2019

STABILITY AND STORAGE CONDITIONS OF TEST MATERIAL
- Storage condition of test material: Room temperature, in the dark

Key result
Melting / freezing pt.:
-6 °C
Remarks on result:
other:
Remarks:
parameter measured was the pour point

Preliminary Test

The pour point of the preliminary test was -5 ± 3 °C (268 ± 3 K).

Definitive Test

The results of the main test are shown in the following table:

Table 1

Observations

Determination 1

Determination 2

Stationary pour point(°C)

-9

-9

Pour point (°C)

-6

-6

Overall pour point result: -6 ± 3 °C (267 ± 3 K)


Conclusions:
The pour point of the test item has been determined to be -6 ± 3 °C (267 ± 3 K).
Executive summary:

The pour point was determined to be -6 ± 3 °C (267 ± 3 K), using the pour point method, designed to be compatible with Method A.1 Melting/Freezing Temperature of Commission Regulation (EC) No 440/2008 of 30 May 2008 and Method 102 of the OECD Guidelines for Testing of Chemicals, 27 July 1995.

Description of key information

The pour point of the test item has been determined to be -6 ± 3 °C (267 ± 3 K).

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Melting / freezing point at 101 325 Pa:
-6 °C

Additional information

The pour point was determined to be -6 ± 3 °C (267 ± 3 K), using the pour point method, designed to be compatible with Method A.1 Melting/Freezing Temperature of Commission Regulation (EC) No 440/2008 of 30 May 2008 and Method 102 of the OECD Guidelines for Testing of Chemicals, 27 July 1995.