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Physical & Chemical properties

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1,1,2 -trichloroethane is a colourless liquid.

The melting point is reported to be -36°C, which is consistent with the physical state of the substance, i.e. liquid at ambiant temperature.

Boiling point is 114°C.

Relative density is 1.44 at 20°C.

Vapour pressure ranges from 22.3 to 25.4 hPa at 20°C.

Log Pow ranges from 2.05 to 2.45 at 20°C.

Water solubility ranges from 4.4 to 4.5 g/L at 20°C and pH 7 and is reported to be 3.5 g/L at 25°C according to OECD TG105.

The substance is reported to be soluble in ethanol and ethyl ether

Flash point: no flash point below 75 °C

Auto-ignition temperature: 460 °C

Flammable range in air: 6%-28%

The viscosity of 1,1,2-trichloroethane is 1.20×10−3 Pa s at 20 °C.