hexachloroethane

CAS No. 67-72-1

Formula: C2Cl6
Basic Info

Hexachloroethane, also known as perchloroethane (PCA), C2Cl6, is a white crystalline solid at room temperature with a camphor-like odor. It has been used by the military in smoke compositions, such as base-eject smoke munitions (smoke grenades).

Formula
C2Cl6
Molecular Weight
236.739
Exact Mass
233.813
LogP
3.7268
PSA
0
Synonyms

Ethane, hexachloro-

Hexachloroethane

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Properties
Appearance & Physical State
white crystalline powder
Density
2.091
Boiling Point
186ºC
Melting Point
184-190ºC
Flash Point
61.3ºC
Refractive Index
1.533
Water Solubility
0.05 g/L (22 ºC)
Stability
Stable. Non-combustible. May react with hot metals, strong oxidizing agents.
Storage Condition
2-8ºC
Vapor Density
8.16 (vs air)
Vapor Pressure
0.4 mm Hg ( 20 °C)
Safety Info
RTECS
KI4025000
Safety Statements
S26-S36/37/39-S45-S61
WGK Germany
3
Risk Statements
R36/37/38; R40; R51/53
HS Code
2942000000
RIDADR
UN 9037
Hazard Class
9
Packing Group
III
Hazard Codes
Spectrum
NMR Spectrum 13C NMR : in CDCl3
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IR Spectrum IR : KBr disc
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Mass Spectrum Mass spectrum (electron ionization)
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