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Hexachloroethane Rev. Date 04/21/06



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TYPICAL CHEMICAL ANALYSIS
 
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    
     
     
 
OTHER SPECIFICATIONS:  MIL-H-235B
 
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 the MSDS 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)
 
PRODUCT INFORMATION

Hexachloroethane
 
CAS Number
RTECS Number
Melting point
Water Solubility

67-72-1
KI 4025000
Sublimes
Insoluble

EINEC Number
Molecular Wt.
Molecular Formula
Specific Gravity

2006664
236.74
CCl3CCl3
2.091
 

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