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Normal boiling point

Boiling point of a liquid when total pressure is 101.325 kPa (1 atm, 760 mmHg, 760 Torr, 14.7 psia, 29.92 inches Hg).

Some standards referenced by the European Chemicals Bureau are:

1. Ebulliometer

ASTM D 1120-72 Standard test method for boiling point of engine anti-freezes

2. Distillation process (boiling range)

ISO/R 918 Test Method for Distillation (Distillation Yield and Distillation Range)

BS 4349/68 Method for determination of distillation of petroleum products

BS 4591/71 Method for the determination of distillation characteristics

DIN 53171 Losungsmittel fur Anstrichstoffe, Bestimmung des Siedeverlaufes

NF T 20-608 Distillation:determination du rendement et de l'intervalle de distillation

3. Differential thermal analysis (DTA) and differential scanning calorimetry (DSC):

ASTM E 537-76 Standard method for assessing the thermal stability of chemicals by methods

of differential thermal analysis

ASTM E 473-85 Standard definitions of terms relating to thermal analysis

ASTM E 472-86 Standard practice for reporting thermoanalytical data

DIN 51005 Thermische Analyse: Begriffe


  • European Chemicals Bureau. Testing Methods Work Area, Methods for the determination of physico-chemical properties, toxicity and ecotoxicity. Part A: Methods for the determination of the physico-chemical properties.

  • OECD, Paris, 1981, Test Guideline 103, Decision of the Council C (81) 30 final.

  • IUPAC, B. Le Neindre, B. Vodar, editions. Experimental thermodynamics, Butterworths, London, 1975, volume II.


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