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A12775 1,2-Dichloroethane, 99+%

CAS Number
107-06-2
Synonyms
EDC
Ethylene chloride

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A12775-AP 500ml 29.50
A12775-0F 2500ml 69.40
A12775-L8 10L 171.00
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1,2-Dichloroethane, 99+%

MDL
MFCD00000963
EINECS
203-458-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
C2H4Cl2
Formula Weight
98.96
Melting point
-35°
Boiling Point
83°
Flash Point
15°(59°F)
Density
1.256
Refractive Index
1.4448
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Miscible with methanol, diethyl ether, n-octanol and acetone. Very slightly miscible with water.

Applications

1,2-Dichloroethane is used to make vinyl chloride and chlorinated solvents (trichloroethane, trichloroethylene, perchloroethylene, and vinylidene) to remove grease, resins, glue and dirt. It is used as a solvent in the manufacture of polystyrene and SBR latex. It is added to leaded petrol as an anti-knock compound. It is also used in polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pipes, packaging materials, furniture, auto mobile parts, wall coverings and housewares. It is also used generally as an intermediate for other organic chemical compounds and as a solvent. It is a useful solvent for the isomer distribution in the acetylation of benzene and toluene under the influence of aluminum chloride.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong reducing agents, bases and alkali metals.

Literature References

Yang, P.; Shi, Z.; Tao, F.; Yang, S.; Zhou, R. Synergistic performance between oxidizability and acidity/texture properties for 1,2-dichloroethane oxidation over (Ce,Cr)xO2/zeolite catalysts. Chem. Eng. Sci. 2015, 134, 340-347.

Boudewijns, T.; Piccinini , M.; Degraeve, P.; Liebens, A.; Vos, D. D. Pathway to Vinyl Chloride Production via Dehydrochlorination of 1,2-Dichloroethane in Ionic Liquid Media. ACS Catal. 2015, 5 (7), 4043-4047.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H302-H315-H319-H331-H335-H336-H350-H373

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. Toxic if inhaled. May cause respiratory irritation. May cause drowsiness or dizziness. May cause cancer. May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P202-P210-P233-P235-P240-P241-P242-P243-P260-P264b-P270-P271-P280i-P281-P301+P312-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P308+P313-P311-P330-P332+P313-P337+P313-P363-P37

Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep container tightly closed. Keep cool. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear eye/face protection. Use personal protective equipment as required. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Rinse mouth. If skin irritation occurs: If eye irritation persists: Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.

Other References

Merck
14,3797
Beilstein
605264
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2903.15
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
KI0525000

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