1,1,1,2-Tetrachloroethane is used as a solvent, and in the production of wood stains and varnishes.
Substance name: 1,1,1,2-Tetrachloroethane
CASR number: 630-20-6
Molecular formula: C2H2 Cl4
1,1,1,2-Tetrachloroethane is a colourless liquid solvent with a sweet odour.
Melting Point: -70.2°C
Boiling Point: 130.5°C
Specific Gravity: 1.5532
1,1,1,2-Tetrachloroethane is nonflammable, soluble in most organic solvents and mostly insoluble in water. It is a liquid at room temperature, but some will evaporate giving a sweet odour.
The National Pollutant Inventory (NPI) holds data for all sources of 1,1,1,2-Tetrachloroethane in Australia.
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