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Melting point / freezing point

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Administrative data

Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
data from handbook or collection of data

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
review article or handbook
Title:
Preparation of Both Enantiomers of Malic and Citramalic Acid and Other Hydroxysuccinic Acid Derivatives by Stereospecific Hydrations of cis or trans 2-Butene-1,4-dioic Acids with Resting Cells of Clostridium formicoaceticum
Author:
Eck R., Simon H.
Year:
1994
Bibliographic source:
Tetrahedron; vol. 50; nb. 48; (1994); p. 13641 - 13654

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
no guideline available
Principles of method if other than guideline:
no data on method available (literature data)
GLP compliance:
not specified
Type of method:
other: no data

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Test material form:
solid

Results and discussion

Melting / freezing point
Key result
Melting / freezing pt.:
>= 100 - <= 101 °C

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
The melting point of L-malic acid is reported to be 100 - 101°C.