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The chemical compound 1,2-dichloroethane commonly known as ethylene dichloride (EDC), is a chlorinated hydrocarbon. It is a colourless liquid with a chloroform-like odour. The most common use of 1,2-dichloroethane is in the production of vinyl chloride, which is used to make polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pipes, furniture and automobile upholstery, wall coverings, housewares, and automobile parts.1,2-Dichloroethane is also used generally as an intermediate for other organic chemical compounds and as a solvent. It forms azeotropes with many other solvents, including water (b.p.70.5°C) and other chlorocarbons.

Properties Feedback
Appearance & Physical State:Clear liquid with a chloroform-like odor
Density:1.253
Melting Point:-35ºC
Boiling Point:83.5ºC
Flash Point:13ºC
Refractive Index:1.444-1.446
Water Solubility:8.7 g/L (20 ºC)
Storage Condition:0-6ºC
Vapor Pressure:87 mm Hg ( 25 °C)
Vapor Density:3.4 (20 °C, vs air)

Safety Info Feedback
Symbol:
GHS02

GHS06

GHS08
Sign:Danger
hazard declaration:H225; H302; H315; H319; H331; H335; H350
hazard declaration add:
waring notice:P201; P210; P280; P308 + P313; P370 + P378; P403 + P235
RTECS:KI0525000
Hazard Class:3
Safety Statements:53-45-24-16-7
HS Code:2903150000
Packing Group:II
WGK Germany:3
RIDADR:UN 1184
Risk Statements:R11; R22; R36/37/38; R45
Hazard Codes:F; T

MSDS


Synthesis Route Total: 172 Synthesis Route
 
79-34-5
~87%
107-06-2
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54509-73-8
~82%
107-06-2
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