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25685 Sigma-Aldrich

Chloroform

for HPLC, ≥99.8% (chloroform + ethanol, GC)

Synonym: Methylidyne trichloride, Trichloromethane

  • CAS Number 67-66-3

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) CHCl3

  • Molecular Weight 119.38

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1731042

  •  EC Number 200-663-8

  •  MDL number MFCD00000826

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329752816

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Properties

grade   for HPLC
vapor density   4.1 (vs air)
vapor pressure   160 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   HEDRZPFGACZZDS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99.8% (chloroform + ethanol, GC)
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
contains   ~1% ethanol as stabilizer
impurities   ≤0.02% water
evapn. residue   ≤0.001%
refractive index   n20/D 1.445(lit.)
  n20/D 1.445
bp   60.5-61.5 °C(lit.)
mp   −63 °C(lit.)
density   1.492 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
solvent strength ε (Al2O3)   0.40
λ   1 cm path, H2O reference
UV absorption   λ: 244 nm Amax: 1.0
  λ: 260 nm Amax: 0.1
  λ: 275 nm Amax: 0.01

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Safety Information

RIDADR 
UN 1888 6.1/PG 3
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
FS9100000
Flash Point(F) 
230 °F
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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