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Physical & Chemical properties

Endpoint summary

Administrative data

Description of key information

Additional information



Substance type

organic compound

Appearance/physical state/colour

Clear, colourless organic liquid under atmospheric pressure and room temperature

Melting/freezing point

-17.9 °C

Boiling point (at 1013 hPa)

272.6 °C (literature), 270  

°C (measured)

Density at 20⁰C

Relative density is 0.9997 at room temperature (literature),

1.0014 (measured)

Particle size distribution

Not required for liquids

Vapour pressure

0.3893 Pa at 20.35 °C (literature)

0.06923 Pascals at 20°C and 0.15287 Pascals at 25°C (measured)

Partition Coefficient

4.48 at 25 °C

4.52 at  20 °C

Water solubility at 20⁰C

5.51 ±0.06 mg/L at 20.0 ± 0.5 °C

2.08 mg/L at  20.0 °C (study not reliable)

Surface Tension at 25⁰C

Not expected to be surface active

Flash point

129 °C (literature)

119.6 °C (measured)

Self ignition temperature

440 °C


No pyrophoric properties; 

no flammability in contact with water


Not expected to possess explosive properties

Oxidising properties

Not expected to possess oxidizing properties

Stability in organic solvents and identity of relevant degradation products

Not considered critical for this organic substance

Dissociation constant

No relevant functional groups, thus considered not required


4.484 mPa · s (dynamic)

 Storage stability and corrsion towards container material  Analytically unstable but no signs of corrosion or deterioration