Hexachloroethane - CAS # 67-72-1

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CAS 67-72-1 - Hexachloroethane

Chemical Name:  Hexachloroethane

Chemical Formula:  C2Cl6

CAS Number:  67-72-1

Synonyms:  Avlothane;Carbon hexachloride;Distokal;Distopan;Distopin;Egitol;Falkitol;Fasciolin;Hexachlorethane;Hexachloroethane;Hexachloroethylene;Mottenhexe;Perchloroethane;Phenohep;CCl3CCl3;Ethane hexachloride;Ethylene hexachloride;1,1,1,2,2,2-Hexachloroethane;Hexachlor-aethan;NCI-C04604;NA 9037;Rcra waste number U131;C2Cl6

Use:  synthetic agent, moth repellent, component in pyrotechnics,

Appearance:  white crystalline powder

Melting Point:  187 C (sublimes)

Vapor Density:  8.2

Vapor Pressure:  0.4 mm Hg at 20 C

Water Solubility:  negligible

Stability:  Stable. Non-combustible. May react with hot metals, strong oxidizing agents.

Molecular Weight:  236.7376

Alternate Names:  Hexachloroethane | HXCA

Department:  Organics

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