107-06-2 structure, C2H4Cl2






Basic Info

The chemical compound 1,2-dichloroethane commonly known as ethylene dichloride (EDC), is a chlorinated hydrocarbon. It is a colourless liquid with a chloroform-like odour. The most common use of 1,2-dichloroethane is in the production of vinyl chloride, which is used to make polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pipes, furniture and automobile upholstery, wall coverings, housewares, and automobile parts.1,2-Dichloroethane is also used generally as an intermediate for other organic chemical compounds and as a solvent. It forms azeotropes with many other solvents, including water (b.p.70.5°C) and other chlorocarbons.

Molecular Weight
Exact Mass







EDC (halocarbon)



HCC 150

UN 1184


Dichloroethane, 1,2-

UN 1184 (DOT)

Freon 150






Dutch oil

Glycol dichloride

Ethane, 1,2-dichloro-


Ethylene Chloride

Dutch liquid



Ethane dichloride

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Appearance & Physical State
Clear liquid with a chloroform-like odor
Boiling Point
Melting Point
Flash Point
Refractive Index
Water Solubility
8.7 g/L (20 ºC)
Storage Condition
Vapor Density
3.4 (20 °C, vs air)
Vapor Pressure
87 mm Hg ( 25 °C)

Safety Info

Safety Statements
WGK Germany
Risk Statements
R11; R22; R36/37/38; R45
HS Code
UN 1184
Hazard Class
Packing Group
Caution Statement
P201; P210; P280; P308 + P313; P370 + P378; P403 + P235
Hazard Codes


SDS 1.0
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According to Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) - Sixth revised edition

Version: 1.0

Creation Date: Aug 10, 2017

Revision Date: Aug 10, 2017


1.1 GHS Product identifier

Product name 1,2-dichloroethane

1.2 Other means of identification

Product number -
Other names 1,2-DICHLOROETHANE

1.3 Recommended use of the chemical and restrictions on use

Identified uses For industry use only. Volatile organic compounds
Uses advised against no data available

1.4 Supplier's details

Company MOLBASE (Shanghai) Biotechnology Co., Ltd.
Address Floor 4 & 5, Building 12, No. 1001 North Qinzhou Road,
Xuhui District, Shanghai, China
Telephone +86(21)64956998
Fax +86(21)54365166

1.5 Emergency phone number

Emergency phone number +86-400-6021-666
Service hours Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm (Standard time zone: UTC/GMT +8 hours).

2.Hazard identification

2.1 Classification of the substance or mixture

Flammable liquids, Category 2

Acute toxicity - Oral, Category 4

Skin irritation, Category 2

Eye irritation, Category 2

Specific target organ toxicity – single exposure, Category 3

Carcinogenicity, Category 1B

2.2 GHS label elements, including precautionary statements

Signal word


Hazard statement(s)

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 statement(s)

P210 Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. No smoking.

P233 Keep container tightly closed.

P240 Ground and bond container and receiving equipment.

P241 Use explosion-proof [electrical/ventilating/lighting/...] equipment.

P242 Use non-sparking tools.

P243 Take action to prevent static discharges.

P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.

P264 Wash ... thoroughly after handling.

P270 Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.

P261 Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.

P271 Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.

P201 Obtain special instructions before use.

P202 Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.


P303+P361+P353 IF ON SKIN (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water [or shower].

P370+P378 In case of fire: Use ... to extinguish.

P301+P312 IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER/doctor/…if you feel unwell.

P330 Rinse mouth.

P302+P352 IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of water/...

P321 Specific treatment (see ... on this label).

P332+P313 If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention.

P362+P364 Take off contaminated clothing and wash it before reuse.

P305+P351+P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

P337+P313 If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.

P304+P340 IF INHALED: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing.

P312 Call a POISON CENTER/doctor/…if you feel unwell.

P308+P313 IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/ attention.


P403+P235 Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.

P403+P233 Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.

P405 Store locked up.


P501 Dispose of contents/container to ...

2.3 Other hazards which do not result in classification


3.Composition/information on ingredients

3.1 Substances

Chemical name Common names and synonyms CAS number EC number Concentration
1,2-dichloroethane 1,2-dichloroethane 107-06-2 none 100%

4.First-aid measures

4.1 Description of necessary first-aid measures

General advice

Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.

If inhaled

Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Administration of oxygen may be needed. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer immediately for medical attention.

In case of skin contact

Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer immediately for medical attention.

In case of eye contact

First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.

If swallowed

Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer immediately for medical attention.

4.2 Most important symptoms/effects, acute and delayed

Inhalation of vapors causes nausea, drunkenness, depression. Contact of liquid with eyes may produce corneal injury. Prolonged contact with skin may cause a burn. (USCG, 1999)

4.3 Indication of immediate medical attention and special treatment needed, if necessary

Treatment: Stabilization: As with most chlorinated hydrocarbons, the immediate life-threatening complications are respiratory arrest and cardiac dysrhythmia. Hence, initially attention should be directed toward establishing an airway, providing ventilation, and improving circulation as dictated by the clinical situation. Decontamination: since ethylene dichloride is a potent hepatorenal toxin, all except minor exposures seen within 4 hours of ingestion should be given the usual methods of decontamination (ipecac or lavage/activated charcoal and cathartics). Contaminated clothes should be removed and the exposed skin washed with green soap and water. Supportive care: No methods to enhance removal and no antidotes have been proven effective. Severe cases require close monitoring of clotting times and serum glucose and calcium levels, as well as hepatic and renal function. Hemodialysis is reserved for renal failure.

5.Fire-fighting measures

5.1 Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing media

Do not extinguish until release can be stopped. Cool fire-exposed containers with water staying clear of tank ends.

5.2 Specific hazards arising from the chemical

Special Hazards of Combustion Products: Toxic and irritating gases (hydrogen chloride, phosgene) are generated. Behavior in Fire: Vapor is heavier than air and may travel considerable distance to a source of ignition and flash back. (USCG, 1999)

5.3 Special protective actions for fire-fighters

Wear self-contained breathing apparatus for firefighting if necessary.

6.Accidental release measures

6.1 Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Use personal protective equipment. Avoid dust formation. Avoid breathing vapours, mist or gas. Ensure adequate ventilation. Evacuate personnel to safe areas. Avoid breathing dust. For personal protection see section 8.

6.2 Environmental precautions

Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Ventilation. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Do NOT wash away into sewer. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.

6.3 Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up

Environmental considerations: land spill: Dig a pit, pond, lagoon, holding area to contain liquid or solid material. /SRP: If time permits, pits, ponds, lagoons, soak holes, or holding areas should be sealed with an impermeable flexible membrane liner./ Dike surface flow using soil, sand bags, foamed polyurethane, or foamed concrete. Absorb bulk liquid with fly ash, cement powder, or commercial sorbents. Apply "universal" gelling agent to immobilize spill. Apply appropriate foam to diminish vapor and fire hazard.

7.Handling and storage

7.1 Precautions for safe handling

Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid formation of dust and aerosols. Avoid exposure - obtain special instructions before use.Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed. For precautions see section 2.2.

7.2 Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Fireproof. Separated from food and feedstuffs and incompatible materials. See Chemical Dangers. Cool. Dry. Well closed. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.Store in a clean, cool, well ventilated area away from heat, sparks, or flames. Outside or detached storage is preferred. Small quantities can be stored in brown bottles or opaque containers due to solvent's light sensitivity. Ground and bond metal containers for liquid transfers to prevent static sparks.

8.Exposure controls/personal protection

8.1 Control parameters

Occupational Exposure limit values

NIOSH recommends that ethylene dichloride be regulated as a potential human carcinogen.

NIOSH usually recommends that occupational exposures to carcinogens be limited to the lowest feasible concn.

Recommended Exposure Limit: 10 Hr Time-Weighted Avg: 1 ppm (4 mg/cu m).

Recommended Exposure Limit: 15 Min Short-Term Exposure Limit: 2 ppm (8 mg/cu m).

Biological limit values

no data available

8.2 Appropriate engineering controls

Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.

8.3 Individual protection measures, such as personal protective equipment (PPE)

Eye/face protection

Safety glasses with side-shields conforming to EN166. Use equipment for eye protection tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or EN 166(EU).

Skin protection

Wear impervious clothing. The type of protective equipment must be selected according to the concentration and amount of the dangerous substance at the specific workplace. Handle with gloves. Gloves must be inspected prior to use. Use proper glove removal technique(without touching glove's outer surface) to avoid skin contact with this product. Dispose of contaminated gloves after use in accordance with applicable laws and good laboratory practices. Wash and dry hands. The selected protective gloves have to satisfy the specifications of EU Directive 89/686/EEC and the standard EN 374 derived from it.

Respiratory protection

Wear dust mask when handling large quantities.

Thermal hazards

no data available

9.Physical and chemical properties

Physical state Clear liquid with a chloroform-like odor
Odour Pleasant odor
Melting point/ freezing point -2°C(lit.)
Boiling point or initial boiling point and boiling range 83°C(lit.)
Flammability Class IB Flammable Liquid: Fl.P. below 22.78°C and BP at or above 37.78°C.Highly flammable. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.
Lower and upper explosion limit / flammability limit Lower flammable limit: 6.2% by volume; Upper flammable limit: 16% by volume
Flash point 13°C
Auto-ignition temperature 412.78°C
Decomposition temperature no data available
pH no data available
Kinematic viscosity 0.84 cP @ 20°C
Solubility In water:8.7 g/L (20 ºC)
Partition coefficient n-octanol/water (log value) no data available
Vapour pressure 87 mm Hg ( 25 °C)
Density and/or relative density 1.256g/mLat 25°C(lit.)
Relative vapour density 3.4 (20 °C, vs air)
Particle characteristics no data available

10.Stability and reactivity

10.1 Reactivity

no data available

10.2 Chemical stability


10.3 Possibility of hazardous reactions

Flammable liquid ...The vapour is heavier than air and may travel along the ground; distant ignition possible. As a result of flow, agitation, etc., electrostatic charges can be generated.Liquid ammonia and ETHYLENE DICHLORIDE can cause an explosion when mixed, NFPA 491M, 1991. A tank of dimethyl amino propyl amine exploded violently when it reacted with wet ethylene dichloride which had been the tank's previous contents [Doyle 1973]. Halogenated aliphatic compounds, such as ethylene dichloride, are moderately or very reactive. Halogenated organics generally become less reactive as more of their hydrogen atoms are replaced with halogen atoms. Materials in this group are incompatible with strong oxidizing and reducing agents. Also, they are incompatible with many amines, nitrides, azo/diazo compounds, alkali metals, epoxides, aluminum

10.4 Conditions to avoid

no data available

10.5 Incompatible materials

Explosion can result when ethylene dichloride, is mixed with liquid ammonia, dimethylaminopropylamine, nitrogen tetroxide, metal powders, organic peroxides reducing agents, & alkali & alkali earth metals. Mixtures with nitric acid are easily detonated by heat, impact, or friction. Mixtures with mercaptans form thioethers & generate heat while mixtures with nitrides generate heat & ammonia forming toxic fumes.

10.6 Hazardous decomposition products

Ethylene dichloride decomposes slowly becoming acidic and darkening in color.

11.Toxicological information

Acute toxicity

  • Oral: LD50 Mouse oral 870-950 mg/kg
  • Inhalation: LC50 Rat inhalation 12000 ppm/31.8 min, 3000 ppm/165 min, 1000 ppm/432 min
  • Dermal: LD50 Rabbit percutaneous 3400-4460 mg/kg

Skin corrosion/irritation

no data available

Serious eye damage/irritation

no data available

Respiratory or skin sensitization

no data available

Germ cell mutagenicity

no data available


NTP: Reasonably anticipated to be a human carcinogen

Reproductive toxicity

No information is available on the reproductive or developmental effects of ethylene dichloride in humans. Decreased fertility and increased embryo mortality have been observed in inhalation studies of rats.

STOT-single exposure

no data available

STOT-repeated exposure

no data available

Aspiration hazard

no data available

12.Ecological information

12.1 Toxicity

  • Toxicity to fish: LC50 Pimephales promelas (fathead minnow) 136 mg/l/96 hr (95% confidence limit: 129-144 mg/l), temp 25°C, dissolved oxygen 7.8 mg/l, water hardness 44.8 mg/l calcium carbonate (CaCO3), alkalinity 41.4 mg/l CaCO3, pH 7.41, static bioassay. (Test 1)
  • Toxicity to daphnia and other aquatic invertebrates: LC50 Daphnia magna (water flea) 218,000 ug/l 48 hr. /Conditions of bioassay not specified
  • Toxicity to algae: Toxicity threshold (cell multiplication inhibition test): bacteria (Pseudomonas putida): 135 mg/l. Algae (Microcystis aeruginosa): 105 mg/l. Green algae (Scenedesmus quadricuda): 719 mg/l. Protozoa (Entosiphon sulcatum): 1127 mg/l.
  • Toxicity to microorganisms: no data available

12.2 Persistence and degradability

AEROBIC: Biodegradability tests with 1,2-dichloroethane resulted in little or no biodegradation in aerobic systems using sewage seed or activated sludge(1-5). The one river die-away test reported no degradation(1). The percent BOD produced in 5-10 days was 0-7%(2-4). Another investigator reported slow to moderate biodegradation activity(5). In a bioreactor study using microbial consortia enriched from subsurface sediments contaminated with chlororinated hydrocarbons, a mixed-organic waste containing 21 ug/l of 1,2-dichloroethane was degraded to <5 ug/l after a 21 day run(6).

12.3 Bioaccumulative potential

A BCF of 2 was measured for 1,2-dichloroethane in bluegill sunfish, Lepomis macrochirus(1). According to a classification scheme(2), this BCF suggests bioconcentration in aquatic organisms is low(SRC).

12.4 Mobility in soil

The Koc for 1,2-dichloroethane is 33(1). According to a classification scheme(2), this estimated Koc value suggests that 1,2-dichloroethane is expected to have very high mobility in soil(SRC). 1,2-Dichloroethane rapidly percolates through sandy soil(3).

12.5 Other adverse effects

no data available

13.Disposal considerations

13.1 Disposal methods


The material can be disposed of by removal to a licensed chemical destruction plant or by controlled incineration with flue gas scrubbing. Do not contaminate water, foodstuffs, feed or seed by storage or disposal. Do not discharge to sewer systems.

Contaminated packaging

Containers can be triply rinsed (or equivalent) and offered for recycling or reconditioning. Alternatively, the packaging can be punctured to make it unusable for other purposes and then be disposed of in a sanitary landfill. Controlled incineration with flue gas scrubbing is possible for combustible packaging materials.

14.Transport information

14.1 UN Number

ADR/RID: UN1184 IMDG: UN1184 IATA: UN1184

14.2 UN Proper Shipping Name


14.3 Transport hazard class(es)


14.4 Packing group, if applicable


14.5 Environmental hazards

ADR/RID: no IMDG: no IATA: no

14.6 Special precautions for user

no data available

14.7 Transport in bulk according to Annex II of MARPOL 73/78 and the IBC Code

no data available

15.Regulatory information

15.1 Safety, health and environmental regulations specific for the product in question

Chemical name Common names and synonyms CAS number EC number
1,2-dichloroethane 1,2-dichloroethane 107-06-2 none
European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances (EINECS) Listed.
EC Inventory Listed.
United States Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Inventory Listed.
China Catalog of Hazardous chemicals 2015 Listed.
New Zealand Inventory of Chemicals (NZIoC) Listed.
Philippines Inventory of Chemicals and Chemical Substances (PICCS) Listed.
Vietnam National Chemical Inventory Listed.
Chinese Chemical Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances (China IECSC) Listed.

16.Other information

Information on revision

Creation Date Aug 10, 2017
Revision Date Aug 10, 2017

Abbreviations and acronyms

  • CAS: Chemical Abstracts Service
  • ADR: European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road
  • RID: Regulation concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail
  • IMDG: International Maritime Dangerous Goods
  • IATA: International Air Transportation Association
  • TWA: Time Weighted Average
  • STEL: Short term exposure limit
  • LC50: Lethal Concentration 50%
  • LD50: Lethal Dose 50%
  • EC50: Effective Concentration 50%


  • IPCS - The International Chemical Safety Cards (ICSC), website: http://www.ilo.org/dyn/icsc/showcard.home
  • HSDB - Hazardous Substances Data Bank, website: https://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/newtoxnet/hsdb.htm
  • IARC - International Agency for Research on Cancer, website: http://www.iarc.fr/
  • eChemPortal - The Global Portal to Information on Chemical Substances by OECD, website: http://www.echemportal.org/echemportal/index?pageID=0&request_locale=en
  • CAMEO Chemicals, website: http://cameochemicals.noaa.gov/search/simple
  • ChemIDplus, website: http://chem.sis.nlm.nih.gov/chemidplus/chemidlite.jsp
  • ERG - Emergency Response Guidebook by U.S. Department of Transportation, website: http://www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/library/erg
  • Germany GESTIS-database on hazard substance, website: http://www.dguv.de/ifa/gestis/gestis-stoffdatenbank/index-2.jsp
  • ECHA - European Chemicals Agency, website: https://echa.europa.eu/

Disclaimer: The above information is believed to be correct but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. The information in this document is based on the present state of our knowledge and is applicable to the product with regard to appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any guarantee of the properties of the product. We as supplier shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above product.
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SECTION 1: Identification of the substance/mixture and of the company/undertaking
  Product identifiers
    Product name        : 1,2-Dichloroethane    
    REACH No.        : 01-2119484658-20-XXXX    
    CAS-No.        : 107-06-2    
  Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against
    Identified uses        : Laboratory chemicals, Manufacture of substances    

SECTION 2: Hazards identification
  Classification of the substance or mixture
  Classification according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008
    Flammable liquids (Category 2), H225
    Acute toxicity, Oral (Category 4), H302
    Acute toxicity, Inhalation (Category 3), H331
    Skin irritation (Category 2), H315
    Eye irritation (Category 2), H319
    Carcinogenicity (Category 1B), H350
    Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure (Category 3), Respiratory system, H335
    For the full text of the H-Statements mentioned in this Section, see Section 16.
  Classification according to EU Directives 67/548/EEC or 1999/45/EC
    F Highly flammable        R11    
    Xn Harmful        R22    
    Xi Irritant        R36/37/38    
    T Toxic        R23    
    For the full text of the R-phrases mentioned in this Section, see Section 16.
  Label elements
  Labelling according Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008
    Signal word        Danger    
    Hazard statement(s)
    H225        Highly flammable liquid and vapour.    
    H302        Harmful if swallowed.    
    H315        Causes skin irritation.    
    H319        Causes serious eye irritation.    
    H331        Toxic if inhaled.    
    H335        May cause respiratory irritation.    
    H350        May cause cancer.    
    Precautionary statement(s)
    P201        Obtain special instructions before use.    
    P210        Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.    
    P261        Avoid breathing vapours.    
    P305 + P351 + P338        IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove    
    contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
    P311        Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/ physician.    
    Supplemental Hazard        none    
    Restricted to professional users.
  Other hazards - none

SECTION 3: Composition/information on ingredients
    Synonyms        : Ethylene dichloride    
    Ethylene chloride
    Formula        : C2H4Cl2    
    Molecular Weight        : 98,96 g/mol    
    CAS-No.        : 107-06-2    
    EC-No.        : 203-458-1    
    Registration number        : 01-2119484658-20-XXXX    
  Hazardous ingredients according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008
    Component        Classification        Concentration    
  Ethylene dichloride Included in the Candidate List of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC)
    according to Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 (REACH)
    CAS-No.        107-06-2        Flam. Liq. 2; Acute Tox. 4;        <= 100 %    
    EC-No.        203-458-1        Acute Tox. 3; Skin Irrit. 2; Eye    
    Index-No.        602-012-00-7        Irrit. 2; Carc. 1B; STOT SE 3;    
    Registration number 01-2119484658-20-XXXX H225, H302, H315, H319,
    H331, H335, H350
  Hazardous ingredients according to Directive 1999/45/EC
    Component        Classification        Concentration    
  Ethylene dichloride Included in the Candidate List of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC)
    according to Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 (REACH)
    CAS-No.        107-06-2        F, T, Carc.Cat.2, R45 - R11 - <= 100 %    
    EC-No.        203-458-1        R36/37/38 - R23 - R22    
    Index-No.        602-012-00-7    
    Registration number 01-2119484658-20-XXXX
    For the full text of the H-Statements and R-Phrases mentioned in this Section, see Section 16

SECTION 4: First aid measures
  Description of first aid measures
  General advice
    Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.
  If inhaled
    If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Consult a physician.
  In case of skin contact
    Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Take victim immediately to hospital. Consult a physician.
  In case of eye contact
    Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician.
  If swallowed
    Do NOT induce vomiting. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with
    water. Consult a physician.
  Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
    The most important known symptoms and effects are described in the labelling (see section 2.2) and/or in
    section 11
  Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
    no data available

SECTION 5: Firefighting measures
  Extinguishing media
  Suitable extinguishing media
    Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.
  Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
    Carbon oxides, Hydrogen chloride gas
  Advice for firefighters
    Wear self contained breathing apparatus for fire fighting if necessary.
  Further information
    Use water spray to cool unopened containers.

SECTION 6: Accidental release measures
  Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
    Wear respiratory protection. Avoid breathing vapours, mist or gas. Ensure adequate ventilation. Remove
    all sources of ignition. Evacuate personnel to safe areas. Beware of vapours accumulating to form
    explosive concentrations. Vapours can accumulate in low areas.
    For personal protection see section 8.
  Environmental precautions
    Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. Do not let product enter drains.
  Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up
    Contain spillage, and then collect with an electrically protected vacuum cleaner or by wet-brushing and
    place in container for disposal according to local regulations (see section 13).
  Reference to other sections
    For disposal see section 13.

SECTION 7: Handling and storage
  Precautions for safe handling
    Avoid exposure - obtain special instructions before use.Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid inhalation
    of vapour or mist.
    Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking.Take measures to prevent the build up of electrostatic
    For precautions see section 2.2.
  Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
    Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Containers which are
    opened must be carefully resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage.
  Specific end use(s)
    Apart from the uses mentioned in section 1.2 no other specific uses are stipulated

SECTION 8: Exposure controls/personal protection
  Control parameters
  Components with workplace control parameters
  Exposure controls
  Appropriate engineering controls
    Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Wash hands before breaks and immediately after handling
    the product.
  Personal protective equipment
  Eye/face protection
    Face shield and safety glasses Use equipment for eye protection tested and approved under
    appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or EN 166(EU).
  Skin protection
    Handle with gloves. Gloves must be inspected prior to use. Use proper glove removal technique
    (without touching glove's outer surface) to avoid skin contact with this product. Dispose of
    contaminated gloves after use in accordance with applicable laws and good laboratory practices.
    Wash and dry hands.
    The selected protective gloves have to satisfy the specifications of EU Directive 89/686/EEC and
    the standard EN 374 derived from it.
    Full contact
    Material: Fluorinated rubber
    Minimum layer thickness: 0,7 mm
    Break through time: 480 min
    Material tested:Vitoject® (KCL 890 / Z677698, Size M)
    Splash contact
    Material: butyl-rubber
    Minimum layer thickness: 0,3 mm
    Break through time: 62 min
    Material tested:Butoject® (KCL 897 / Z677647, Size M)
    data source: KCL GmbH, D-36124 Eichenzell, phone +49 (0)6659 87300,     test method: EN374
    If used in solution, or mixed with other substances, and under conditions which differ from EN 374,
    contact the supplier of the CE approved gloves. This recommendation is advisory only and must
    be evaluated by an industrial hygienist and safety officer familiar with the specific situation of
    anticipated use by our customers. It should not be construed as offering an approval for any
    specific use scenario.
  Body Protection
    Complete suit protecting against chemicals, Flame retardant antistatic protective clothing, The type
    of protective equipment must be selected according to the concentration and amount of the
    dangerous substance at the specific workplace.
  Respiratory protection
    Where risk assessment shows air-purifying respirators are appropriate use a full-face respirator
    with multi-purpose combination (US) or type ABEK (EN 14387) respirator cartridges as a backup
    to engineering controls. If the respirator is the sole means of protection, use a full-face supplied air
    respirator. Use respirators and components tested and approved under appropriate government
    standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU).
  Control of environmental exposure
    Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. Do not let product enter drains.

SECTION 9: Physical and chemical properties
  Information on basic physical and chemical properties
    a) Appearance        Form: clear, liquid    
    Colour: colourless
    b) Odour        no data available    
    c) Odour Threshold        no data available    
    d) pH        no data available    
    e) Melting point/freezing        Melting point/range: -35 °C - lit.    
    f) Initial boiling point and 83 °C - lit.
    boiling range
    g) Flash point        13,0 °C - closed cup - Tested according to Annex V of Directive    
    h) Evapouration rate        no data available    
    i) Flammability (solid, gas) no data available
    j) Upper/lower        Upper explosion limit: 16,2 %(V)    
    flammability or        Lower explosion limit: 6,2 %(V)    
    explosive limits
    k) Vapour pressure        33,3 hPa at 0 °C    
    86 hPa at 20 °C - Tested according to Annex V of Directive 67/548/EEC.
    312 hPa at 50 °C
    l) Vapour density        no data available    
    m) Relative density        1,256 g/mL at 25 °C - lit.    
    n) Water solubility        8,69 g/l at 20 °C - Tested according to Annex V of Directive 67/548/EEC. -    
    slightly soluble10,3 g/l at 56 °C
    o) Partition coefficient: n- log Pow: 1,48 at 20 °C - Tested according to Annex V of Directive
    octanol/water        67/548/EEC.    
    p) Auto-ignition        413,0 °C    
    q) Decomposition        no data available    
    r) Viscosity        no data available    
    s) Explosive properties        no data available    
    t) Oxidizing properties        no data available    
  Other safety information
    Surface tension        32,9 mN/m at 15 °C    
    32,2 mN/m at 20 °C
    30,8 mN/m at 30 °C

SECTION 10: Stability and reactivity
    no data available
  Chemical stability
    Stable under recommended storage conditions.
  Possibility of hazardous reactions
    no data available
  Conditions to avoid
    Heat, flames and sparks. Extremes of temperature and direct sunlight.
  Incompatible materials
    Strong oxidizing agents
  Hazardous decomposition products
    Other decomposition products - no data available
    In the event of fire: see section 5

SECTION 11: Toxicological information
  Information on toxicological effects
  Acute toxicity
    LD50 Oral - rat - 670,0 mg/kg
    LC50 Inhalation - rat - 4 h - 7.758 mg/m3
    LD50 Dermal - rabbit - 2.800 mg/kg
    Remarks: Sense Organs and Special Senses (Nose, Eye, Ear, and Taste):Eye:Lacrimation.
  Skin corrosion/irritation
    Skin - rabbit
    Result: irritating - 72 h
    (Draize Test)
  Serious eye damage/eye irritation
    Eyes - rabbit
    Result: Moderate eye irritation
  Respiratory or skin sensitisation
    no data available
  Germ cell mutagenicity
    Laboratory experiments have shown mutagenic effects.
    Ames test
    S. typhimurium
    Result: positive
    Carcinogenicity - rat - Oral
    Tumorigenic:Carcinogenic by RTECS criteria. Gastrointestinal:Tumors. Skin and Appendages: Other:
    This product is or contains a component that has been reported to be probably carcinogenic based on its
    IARC, OSHA, ACGIH, NTP, or EPA classification.
    Possible human carcinogen
    IARC:        2B - Group 2B: Possibly carcinogenic to humans (Ethylene dichloride)    
  Reproductive toxicity
    Reproductive toxicity - rat - Inhalation
    Effects on Fertility: Post-implantation mortality (e.g., dead and/or resorbed implants per total number of
  Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure
    May cause respiratory irritation.
  Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure
    no data available
  Aspiration hazard
    no data available
  Additional Information
    RTECS: KI0525000
    Acts as a simple asphyxiant by displacing air., anesthetic effects, Difficulty in breathing, Headache,
    Dizziness, Prolonged or repeated contact with skin may cause:, defatting, Dermatitis, Contact with eyes
    can cause:, Redness, Blurred vision, Provokes tears., Effects due to ingestion may include:,
    Gastrointestinal discomfort, Central nervous system depression, Paresthesia., Drowsiness, Convulsions,
    Conjunctivitis., Pulmonary edema. Effects may be delayed., Irregular breathing., Stomach/intestinal
    disorders, Nausea, Vomiting, Increased liver enzymes., Weakness, Heavy or prolonged skin exposure may
    result in the absorption of harmful amounts of material.
    Pancreas. -

SECTION 12: Ecological information
    Toxicity to fish        LC50 - Oncorhynchus mykiss (rainbow trout) - 225,00 mg/l - 96 h    
    NOEC - Cyprinodon variegatus (sheepshead minnow) - 130 mg/l - 96 h
    Toxicity to daphnia and EC50 - Daphnia magna (Water flea) - 540,00 mg/l - 24 h
    other aquatic
    Immobilization EC50 - Daphnia magna (Water flea) - 160 mg/l - 48 h
  Persistence and degradability
    Biodegradability        Biotic/Aerobic - Exposure time 21 d    
    Result: < 20 % - Not readily biodegradable.
    Remarks: not applicable
  Bioaccumulative potential
    Bioaccumulation        Lepomis macrochirus (Bluegill) - 14 d    
    - 95,6 µg/l
    Bioconcentration factor (BCF): 2
  Mobility in soil
    no data available
  Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
    PBT/vPvB assessment not available as chemical safety assessment not required/not conducted
  Other adverse effects
    no data available

SECTION 13: Disposal considerations
  Waste treatment methods
    Burn in a chemical incinerator equipped with an afterburner and scrubber but exert extra care in igniting
    as this material is highly flammable. Offer surplus and non-recyclable solutions to a licensed disposal
  Contaminated packaging
    Dispose of as unused product.

SECTION 14: Transport information
  UN number
    ADR/RID: 1184        IMDG: 1184        IATA: 1184    
  UN proper shipping name
    IATA:        Ethylene dichloride    
  Transport hazard class(es)
    ADR/RID: 3 (6.1)        IMDG: 3 (6.1)        IATA: 3 (6.1)    
  Packaging group
    ADR/RID: II        IMDG: II        IATA: II    
  Environmental hazards
    ADR/RID: no        IMDG Marine pollutant: no        IATA: no    
  Special precautions for user
    no data available




NMR Spectrum 1H NMR : parameter in CDCl3
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IR Spectrum IR : liquid film
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Raman Spectrum Raman : 4880 A,200 M,liquid
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