CAS Number: 96-18-4

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CAS number 96-18-4

Physical chemical data

Physical State (20°C) Liquid
Density (kg/m3)
1390 [Kg/m³] at a temperature of 20°C
Molar mass (g/mol) 147.43
Density of gas (kg/m3) 6.45
Boiling Point (°C) 156
Melting Point (°C) -15
Vapour Pressure (Pa)
200 [Pa] at a temperature of 20°C
Ignition Temperature (°C) 304
Flash Point (°C) 73
Lower explosivity limit (LEL) (volume %) 3.2
Upper explosivity limit (UEL) (volume %) 12.6

Behaviour at sea

Additional data

Colour colourless
Odour strong acid

Transportation data

Cargo group 36
Temperature (°C) out of sunlight
Family name halogenated hydrocarbons

Reactivity data

Water No
Base(s) Yes
Metal(s) and alloys Yes (Al)
Oxidizing agents Yes
Combustibles Yes

GESAMP Hazard profile

Bioaccumulation in logPow (A1A) 2 - ≥2 and <3
Bioaccumulation in BCF (A1B) 2 - ≥10 and <100
Bioaccumulation (A1) 2 - Low potential to bioaccumulate
Biodegradation (A2) NR - Not readily biodegradable
Acute aquatic toxicity (B1) (LC/EC/IC50 (mg/l)) 2 - Slightly toxic
Chronic aquatic toxicity (B2) (NOEC (mg/l)) 0 - Negligible
Acute mammalian toxicity by swallowing (C1) (LD50 (mg/kg)) 2 - Moderate
Acute mammalian toxicity by skin penetration (C2) (LD50 (mg/kg)) 2 - Moderate
Acute mammalian toxicity by inhalation (C3) (LC50 (mg/l)) 2 - Moderate
Skin irritation/corrosivity (D1) 2 - Irritating
Eye irritation/corrosivity (D2) 2 - Irritating
Specific Health Concern (D3) C - Carcinogenicity
Interference with coastal amenities (E2) SD - Sinker/Dissolver
Effects on wildlife and bottom habitats (E3) 3 - Is highly acutely toxic; and/or is severely irritant or corrosive to skin or eyes; and/or is carcinogenic, mutagenic or reprotoxic; and/or is a floater or persistent floater with associated health effects

Human toxicity threshold

IDHL 100
TEEL-1 (mg/m3) 10 ppm
TEEL-2 (mg/m3) 10 ppm
TEEL-3 (mg/m3) 100 ppm


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