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91301

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Dichloromethane

Selectophore, ≥99.5% (GC), inhibitor-free

Synonym(s):
Methylene chloride
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
CH2Cl2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
84.93
Beilstein:
1730800
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NB.61

Quality Level

grade

for ion-selective electrodes

vapor density

2.9 (vs air)

vapor pressure

24.45 psi ( 55 °C)
6.83 psi ( 20 °C)

product line

Selectophore

assay

≥99.5% (GC)

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

1223 °F

expl. lim.

22 %

impurities

≤0.02% water

evapn. residue

≤0.002%

refractive index

n20/D 1.423-1.425
n20/D 1.424 (lit.)

bp

39.8-40 °C (lit.)

mp

−97 °C (lit.)

density

1.325 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

ClCCl

InChI

1S/CH2Cl2/c2-1-3/h1H2

InChI key

YMWUJEATGCHHMB-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Dichloromethane is a volatile halogenated organic solvent used as a degreaser, extraction medium, lacquer remover, or paint stripper.

Application

Dichloromethane may be used as a reagent for the extraction of lipophilic anions across a carrier-mediated polymer inclusion membrane, driven by an electric field.

Legal Information

Selectophore is a trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Chemie GmbH

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Carc. 2 - Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Central nervous system

Storage Class Code

6.1D - Non-combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic hazardous materials or hazardous materials causing chronic effects

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

does not flash

Flash Point(C)

does not flash

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Accidental intoxication by dichloromethane at work place: Clinical case and literature review
Pacheco C, et al.
Journal of Acute Medicine, 6(2), 43-45 (2016)
Dichloromethane-degrading bacteria in the genomic age.
Muller E, et al.
Research in Microbiology, 162(9), 869-876 (2011)
Hong Heng See et al.
Analytical chemistry, 83(19), 7507-7513 (2011-08-20)
The use of a cationic carrier-mediated polymer inclusion membrane (PIM) for extraction and preconcentration of anionic model analytes driven by an electric field directly into an aqueous acceptor solution is demonstrated. The optimized membrane was 20 μm thick and consisted

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