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Data Sheet

Product Code 08-0400
Purity 99.5% Min
Moisture 0.02% Max
Acidity Nil
Ash Content (% of wt.) 0.02
Ammonium Chloride 0.005%
Iron 0.001%
Soluble in Alcohol, Ether, and Chlorinated Solvents


PACKAGING:55 lb. Bags

USES: Hexachloroethane is used as a retarding agent in fermentation, manufacture of camphor substitutes, pyrotechnics and smoke devices and rubber vulcanizing.

HANDLING: Moderately irritating to skin and mucous membranes. Mechanical ventilation required as required as required by OSHA and ACGIH air level consideration. Avoid inhalation and ingestion. OSHA PEL and ACGIH TLV-TWA have been established for this compound at 1ppm as CCl3CCl3. See SDS for more information.

PROPER SHIPPING NAME: Toxic Solid, Organic, N.O.S. (Hexachloroethane)

SHIPPING INFORMATION: UN# 2811, Class 6.1, PG III, Label Code 6.1, RQ 100(45.4)


CAS Number 67-72-1
RTEC Number KI 4025000
Melting point Sublimes
Water Solubility Insoluble
EINEC Number 2006664
Molecular Wt. 236.74
Molecular Formula CCl3CCl3
Specific Gravity 2.091

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