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79-34-5 - 1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane, 98+% - Acetylene tetrachloride - L04489 - Alfa Aesar

L04489 1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane, 98+%

CAS Number
79-34-5
Synonyms
Acetylene tetrachloride

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
25g 20.60
100g 26.40
500g 49.60
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1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane, 98+%

MDL
MFCD00000848
EINECS
201-197-8

Chemical Properties

Formula
C2H2Cl4
Formula Weight
167.85
Melting point
-43°
Boiling Point
142-146°
Density
1.596
Refractive Index
1.4935
Solubility
Miscible with water, methanol, ethanol, chloroform and acetone.

Applications

1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane is used in the preparation of organic chemicals, as a solvent for fats, oils, waxes, resins, cellulose acetate and in certain types of Friedel-Crafts reactions. It is also used to make paints, varnishes, rust removers and other chlorinated hydrocarbons with two carbon atoms. It is utilized in the determination of theobromine in cacao. It is also used as an immersion fluid in crystallography. Further, it is used as an alcohol denaturant, fumigant, dry cleaning agent, in photographic film. In addition to this, it is used as an intermediate in the industrial production of trichloroethylene, tetrachloroethylene and1,2-dichloroethylene.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, sodium, sodium oxides, strong bases, potassium, nitrates, 2,4-dinitrophenyl disulfide.

Literature References

Tan, C.; Xiang, H.; He, Q.; Yang, C. A One-Pot Copper(II)-Catalyzed Tandem Synthesis of 2-Substituted Pyrrolo[1,2-b]pyridazin-4(1H)-ones. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2015, 2015 (17), 3656-3660.

Chen, W.; Li, Y.; Zhu, D.; Zheng, S.; Chen, W. Dehydrochlorination of activated carbon-bound 1,1,2,2-tetrachloroethane: Implications for carbonaceous material-based soil/sediment remediation. Carbon 2014, 78, 578-588.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H310-H330-H341-H351-H411

Fatal in contact with skin. Fatal if inhaled. Suspected of causing genetic defects. Suspected of causing cancer. Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P284-P201-P262-P304+P340-P320-P361-P302+P350-P405-P501a

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear respiratory protection. Obtain special instructions before use. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Specific treatment is urgent (see label). Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. IF ON SKIN: Gently wash with plenty of soap and water. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,9189
Beilstein
969206
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2903.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
KI8575000

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