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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 236.74g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00000799
UN Number UN3077
Beilstein 1740341
Merck Index 14,4679
Synonym Perchloroethane
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AAL1429722

 
alfa aesar™
L14297-22
100g CALL N/A N/A
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AAL1429736

 
alfa aesar™
L14297-36
500g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Camphor-like
Melting Point 185° to 190°C (subl.)
Quantity 100g
Chemical Name or Material Hexachloroethane
CAS 67-72-1
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula Cl3CCCl3
Formula Weight 236.74g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00000799
UN Number UN3077
Beilstein 1740341
Merck Index 14,4679
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.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 9; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES, SOLID, N.O.S.
RTECS Number KI4025000
TSCA TSCA

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.