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79-01-6 - Trichloroethylene, 98% - L14474 - Alfa Aesar

L14474 Trichloroethylene, 98%

CAS Number
79-01-6
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100ml 14.94
1000ml 27.40
2500ml 51.40
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Trichloroethylene, 98%

MDL
MFCD00000838
EINECS
201-167-4

Chemical Properties

Formula
ClCH=CCl2
Formula Weight
131.39
Melting point
-85°
Boiling Point
87°
Flash Point
None
Density
1.46
Refractive Index
1.476
Solubility
Soluble in water (1g/L at 20°C).

Applications

Trichloroethylene is used as household cleaner, with trichloroethane it is used in most typewriter correction fluid. It is also used in wool-fabric scouring, as extractant for spice oleoresins. Intermediate in the production of pentachloroethane

Notes

Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Containers which are opened must be carefully resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage. Light Sensitive to light. Handle and store under inert gas. Incompatible with bases and oxidizing agents.

Literature References

T M Vogel.; P L McCarty. Biotransformation of tetrachloroethylene to trichloroethylene, dichloroethylene, vinyl chloride, and carbon dioxide under methanogenic conditions. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 1985, 49 (5), 1080-1083.

D L Freedman.; J M Gossett. Biological reductive dechlorination of tetrachloroethylene and trichloroethylene to ethylene under methanogenic conditions. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 1985, 55 (9), 2144-2151.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H350-H341-H315-H319-H336-H412

May cause cancer. Suspected of causing genetic defects. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause drowsiness or dizziness. Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P261-P273-P280-P281-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P405-P501a

Obtain special instructions before use. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Avoid release to the environment. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Use personal protective equipment as required. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,9639
Beilstein
1736782
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2903.22
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
KX4550000

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