Ethyl ChlorideEthyl Chloride (C2H5Cl) is a colorless gas or refrigerated liquid used in treating cellulose to make ethylcellulose, a thickening agent. Because it is flammable, we recommend a safe chemical storage building that meets specific regulations for storing Ethyl Chloride. Please review our fire rated products: FIRELoc, SUPERLoc
Ethyl Chloride Storing Details
- Flammable Details: Flash point: -50°C
- 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: Chloroethane or monochloroethane, commonly known by its old name ethyl chloride, is a chemical compound with chemical formula C2H5Cl, once widely used in producing tetraethyllead, a gasoline additive.
- Classification: CLASS 2.1
- Brand Name: n/a
Ethyl Chloride Properties
|Formula||Density||Boiling Point;||IUPAC ID||Molar Mass||Soluble In||Melting Point|
|C2H5Cl||920.00 kg/m³||54.14°F (12.3°C)||Chloroethane||64.51 g/mol||Slightly soluble in water.||-139°C (134 K)|