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Carbon tetrachloride

reagent grade, 99.9%

Synonym(s):
Tetrachloromethane
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
CCl4
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
153.82
Beilstein:
1098295
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

grade

reagent grade

vapor density

5.32 (vs air)

vapor pressure

143 mmHg ( 30 °C)
91 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

99.9%

form

liquid

refractive index

n20/D 1.460 (lit.)

bp

76-77 °C (lit.)

mp

−23 °C (lit.)

density

1.594 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

ClC(Cl)(Cl)Cl

InChI

1S/CCl4/c2-1(3,4)5

InChI key

VZGDMQKNWNREIO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

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Packaging

1 L in Sure/Seal™
500 mL in Sure/Seal™

Pictograms

Skull and crossbonesHealth hazard

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Dermal - Acute Tox. 3 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 3 Oral - Aquatic Chronic 3 - Carc. 2 - Ozone 1 - Skin Sens. 1B - STOT RE 1 Inhalation

Storage Class Code

6.1B - Non-combustible, acute toxic Cat. 1 and 2 / very toxic hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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