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03527 Sigma-Aldrich

1,2-Dichloroethane

puriss., absolute, over molecular sieve (H2O ≤0.005%), ≥99.5% (GC)

Synonym: Ethylene chloride, Ethylene dichloride

  • CAS Number 107-06-2

  • Linear Formula ClCH2CH2Cl

  • Molecular Weight 98.96

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 605264

  •  EC Number 203-458-1

  •  MDL number MFCD00000963

  •  PubChem Substance ID 57646722

  •  eCl@ss 39050106

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Properties

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vapor density   3.4 (20 °C, vs air)
vapor pressure   87 mmHg ( 25 °C)
InChI Key   WSLDOOZREJYCGB-UHFFFAOYSA-N
grade   absolute
  puriss.
assay   ≥99.5% (GC)
autoignition temp.   775 °F
quality   over molecular sieve (H2O ≤0.005%)
expl. lim.   15.6 %
refractive index   n20/D 1.444(lit.)
  n20/D 1.445
bp   83 °C(lit.)
mp   −35 °C(lit.)
density   1.256 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

Description

Application

1,2-Dichloroethane (ethylene dichloride) may be employed as electron acceptor in the culture medium of Dehalococcoides ethenogenes 195. It may be employed as model compound for chlorinated organics in various studies.

General description

1,2-Dichloroethane (ethylene dichloride) is an solvent. It is one of the main waste products from vinyl chloride industries (EDC-tar). Its mutagenicity on Salmonella typhimurium TA 1535 has been tested. Its decomposition over titania/silica has been investigated.

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Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 1184 3/PG 2
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
KI0525000
Flash Point(F) 
55.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
13 °C
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Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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