Chemical Entity Data Page

CH2ClCH2Cl
1,2-Dichloroethane
EDC
Ethylene dichloride
C
2
Cl
2
H
4
  
 
Real, long lived, electronically neutral reagent chemical.

Gram formula weight (molecular mass) = 98.959
Melting point = -35 °C
Boiling point = 83 °C
Density = 1.256 g/cm3
Purity = 99 %
Solubility in organics = infinitely miscible


!! Possible carcinogen !! Popular solvent for industrial organic synthesis. Forms carcinogenic vinyl chloride on contact with base!

1,2-Dichloroethane
is defined with respect to the entities below:
The entities below are defined with respect to:
1,2-Dichloroethane
Alkyl chloride (generic)


Alkyl, -CH2CH2- (generic)


Molecular material (generic)


Nucleophilic attack susceptible species (generic)


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