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043318 - 1,2-Dichloroethane (Discontinued)

CAS Number 107-06-2 MDL Number MFCD00000963
Boiling Point 83.6°C Melting Point -36°C
Density 1.246 Purity 99%
Molecular Formula C2H4Cl2 Molecular Weight 98.95
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Hazards and Precautions


Hazard Statements

H225: Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
H302: Harmful if swallowed.
H315: Causes skin irritation.
H319: Causes serious eye irritation.
H335: May cause respiratory irritation.
H350: May cause cancer ..

Precautionary Statements

P201: Obtain special instructions before use.
P202: Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.
P210: Keep away from – No smoking.
P233: Keep container tightly closed.
P235: Keep cool.
P240: Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
P241: Use explosion-proof ./ equipment.
P242: Use only non-sparking tools.
P243: Take precautionary measures against static discharge.
P260: Do not breathe .
P261: Avoid breathing
P264: Wash hands thoroughly after handling.
P270: Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
P271: Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
P280: Wear .
P281: Use personal protective equipment as required.
P301 + P312: IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P303 + P361 + P353: IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
P304 + P340: IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P308 + P313: IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/ attention.
P312: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
P321: Specific treatment (see . on this label).
P330: Rinse mouth.
P332 + P313: If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/ attention.
P337 + P313: If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.
P340: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
P362: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.
P370 + P378: In case of fire: Use CO2, powder or sand for extinction.
P403: Store in a well-ventilated place.
P403 + P233: Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
P403 + P235: Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
P405: Store locked up.
P501: Dispose of contents/container to local regulations.

Transport Hazards

UN Number 1184
Packing Group II
Shipping Name ethylene dichloride
Sub Class
Limited Qty 1 L
Excepted Qty Inner(30g/mL)  Outer(500g/mL)
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Technical Information

A good apolar aprotic solvent. A useful 'building block' reagent mainly used to produce vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) and as a precursor for PVC production.1 Also applied as an intermediate in the production of various organic compounds such as ethylenediamine.2,3,4 Recently used as  a swelling agent for preparation of large size carboxyl crosslinked polystyrene microspheres.5

1.        J. Environ. Monit. 201113, 2406.
2.        CN 101928222 A 201012292010.
3.        Ger. Offen.  DE 102005048552 A1 20070412, 2007.
4.        Inter. J. Chem. Kinet. 199426, 309.
5.        Gongneng Cailiao Yu Qijian Xuebao 201117, 107