Ethylene DichlorideEthylene Dichloride (C2H4Cl2) is a clear, toxic liquid also known as 1,2-dichloroethane, used in vinyl chloride monomer production. Because it is flammable, we recommend a safe chemical storage building that meets specific regulations for storing Ethylene Dichloride. Please review our fire rated products: FIRELoc
Ethylene Dichloride Storing Details
- Flammable Details: Flash point 56°F.
- Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances, such as oxidizers. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards. Requires compliant flammable storage container.
- Compatible Details:
- Description: The chemical compound 1,2-dichloroethane commonly known by its old name of ethylene dichloride, is a chlorinated hydrocarbon, mainly used to produce vinyl chloride monomer, the major precursor for PVC production.
- Classification: CLASS 3
- Brand Name: n/a
Ethylene Dichloride Properties
|Formula||Density||Boiling Point;||IUPAC ID||Molar Mass||Soluble In||Melting Point|
|C2H4Cl2||1.25 g/cm³||84°C, 357 K, 183°F||1,2-Dichloroethane||98.96 g/mol||Water||-35?°C, 238?K, -31?°F|