650463 Sigma-Aldrich


HPLC Plus, for HPLC, GC, and residue analysis, ≥99.9%, contains 50-150 ppm amylene as stabilizer

Synonym: Methylene chloride, methylene chloride

  • CAS Number 75-09-2

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) CH2Cl2

  • Molecular Weight 84.93

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1730800

  •  EC Number 200-838-9

  •  MDL number MFCD00000881

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329760022



Related Categories Amber Glass Bottles, Analytical Reagents, Analytical/Chromatography, Chromatography Reagents & Solvents, Dichloromethane (Methylene chloride),
grade   HPLC Plus
  for GC
  for HPLC
  for residue analysis
vapor density   2.9 (vs air)
vapor pressure   24.45 psi ( 55 °C)
  6.83 psi ( 20 °C)
assay   ≥99.9%
autoignition temp.   1223 °F
contains   50-150 ppm amylene as stabilizer
expl. lim.   22 %
impurities   ≤ 1.0 ppb Fluorescence (quinine) at 365 nm
  ≤0.01% water
evapn. residue   ≤0.0001%
halogenated residue   ≤10 ng/L (as heptachlor epoxide)
refractive index   n20/D 1.424 (lit.)
bp   39.8-40 °C(lit.)
mp   −97 °C (lit.)
density   1.325 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
λ   H2O reference
UV absorption   λ: 235 nm Amax: 1.0
  λ: 240 nm Amax: 0.10
  λ: 250 nm Amax: 0.02
  λ: 300-400 nm Amax: 0.005



Suitable for HPLC, spectrophotometry, environmental testing


1, 6×1, 4, 4×4 L in glass bottle

20 L in Nowpak™ II

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20 L in Pure-Pac™ 2

Other Notes

Pesticide Residue Analysis (as Heptachlor Epoxide) <10 ng/L

Pure-Pac® II containers require the Micromatic MacroValve coupler for dispensing solvents, Z560723.

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