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Alfa Aesar™ 1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane, 98+%

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 79-34-5
Molecular Formula C2H2Cl4
Linear Formula Cl2CHCHCl2
Formula Weight 167.85
MDL Number MFCD00000848
UN Number UN1702
Beilstein 969206
Merck Index 14,9189
Synonym Acetylene tetrachloride
Chemical Name or Material 1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane
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Specifications

Description

Applications
1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane is used in the preparation of organic chemicals, as a solvent for fats, oils, waxes, resins, cellulose acetate and in certain types of Friedel-Crafts reactions. It is also used to make paints, varnishes, rust removers and other chlorinated hydrocarbons with two carbon atoms. It is utilized in the determination of theobromine in cacao. It is also used as an immersion fluid in crystallography. Further, it is used as an alcohol denaturant, fumigant, dry cleaning agent, in photographic film. In addition to this, it is used as an intermediate in the industrial production of trichloroethylene, tetrachloroethylene and1,2-dichloroethylene.

Solubility
Miscible with water, methanol, ethanol, chloroform and acetone.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, sodium, sodium oxides, strong bases, potassium, nitrates, 2,4-dinitrophenyl disulfide.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

79-34-5
Cl2CHCHCl2
MFCD00000848
969206
Acetylene tetrachloride
C2H2Cl4
167.85
UN1702
14,9189
1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane

Specifications

79-34-5
Cl2CHCHCl2
MFCD00000848
969206
Acetylene tetrachloride
−43°C
1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane
C2H2Cl4
167.85
UN1702
14,9189
142° to 146°C
25g
≥98%

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H310-H330-H341-H351
Fatal in contact with skin.
Fatal if inhaled.
Suspected of causing genetic defects.
Suspected of causing cancer.

GHS P Statement
P260-P304+P340-P320-P361-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Specific treatment is urgent (see label).
Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: 1,1,2,2-TETRACHLOROETHANE

RTECSNumber : KI8575000

TSCA : TSCA