About Dichloromethane

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Dichloromethane Identification

Chart listing the various names, identifiers and synonyms of dichloromethane.

ID Type Identification
Synonym Methylene chloride
Molecular Formula CH2Cl2
CAS Number 75-09-2
Beilstein Registry
EG/EC Number 2008389
MDL Number MFCD00000881
RIDADR UN 1593 6.1/PG 3

Dichloromethane Physical Properties

Chart including the physical properties of dichloromethane.

Property Value
Molecular Weight 84.93
Density 1.325 g/mL at 25ºC
Boiling Point 39.8-40.0ºC
Melting Point -97ºC
Flash Point -
Viscosity (cP)
0.413 at 25ºC
Dielectric Constant 8.93 at 25ºC
Dipole Moment 1.600
UV cutoff 235 nm
Refractive Index 1.424 at 20ºC
Vapor Pressure 353 mm Hg (20°C)
Vapor Density 2.9 (vs. air)

Dichloromethane Hazard Statements


Hazard Statements H315-H319-H335-H336-H351-H373
Signal Word Warning
P261-P281-P305 + P351 + P338

GHS Information


GHS Pictogram Statement
Acute toxicity (oral, dermal, inhalation), category 4
Skin irritation, category 2
Eye irritation, category 2
Skin sensitisation, category 1
Specific Target Organ Toxicity – Single exposure, category 3
Respiratory sensitization, category 1
Germ cell mutagenicity, categories 1A,1B,2
Carcinogenicity, categories 1A,1B,2
Reproductive toxicity, categories 1A,1B,2
Specific Target Organ Toxicity – Single exposure, categories 1,2
Specific Target Organ Toxicity – Repeated exposure, categories 1,2
Aspiration Hazard, category 1

Dichloromethane SDS Information

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Dichloromethane Miscibility and Immiscibility

Property Chemical
Miscible Acetic Acid, Acetone, Acetonitrile, Benzene, Butanol, Methyl ethyl ketone (MEK), Butyl Acetate (n-), Methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE), Carbon Tetrachloride, Chloroform, Cyclohexane, Dichloroethane (1, 2), Dichloromethane, Diethyl ether, Diisopropyl ether, Dimethylformamide, Dimethyl Sulfoxide (DMSO), Dioxane, Ethanol, Ethyl Acetate, Heptane, Hexane, Methanol, Pentane, 1-Propanol, Isopropanol, Tetrahydrofuran (THF), Toluene, Trichloroethylene, Isooctane, Xylene
Immiscible Water
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