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Alfa Aesar™ Hexachloroethane, 99%, Alfa Aesar™

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Hexachloroethane
CAS 67-72-1
Molecular Formula Cl3CCCl3
Formula Weight 236.74
MDL Number MFCD00000799
UN Number UN3077
Beilstein 1740341
Merck Index 14,4679
Synonym Perchloroethane
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AAL1429722

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alfa aesar™
L1429722
100g CALL N/A N/A
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AAL1429736

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L1429736
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 236.74
Chemical Name or Material Hexachloroethane
Assay 99%
MDL Number MFCD00000799
CAS 67-72-1
Synonym Perchloroethane
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H350
May cause cancer.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P281-P201-P202-P308+P313-P405-P501a
Use personal protective equipment as required.
Obtain special instructions before use.
Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.
IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Quantity 100g
TSCA TSCA
Odor Camphor-like
Molecular Formula Cl3CCCl3
UN Number UN3077
Beilstein 1740341
Merck Index 14,4679
Melting Point 185° to 190°C (subl.)
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 9; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES, SOLID, N.O.S.
RTECS Number KI4025000

Applications
Hexachloroethane is used as catalyst in preparation of chlorosilanes from hydrosilanes. It is also used to investigate the transformation of hexachloroethane in natural waters and as reagent during polycondensation reaction of p-aminobenzoic acid. It is used as a source of chlorine in the chlorodehydroxylation of alcohols in the presence of triphenylphosphine.

Solubility
Insoluble in water.

Notes
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong bases and strong oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P281-P201-P202-P308+P313-P405-P501a
Use personal protective equipment as required.
Obtain special instructions before use.
Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.
IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H350
May cause cancer.