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107-07-3, Cloroethanol,
According to the handbooks the substance is a colourless, inorganic viscous liquid with a faint ether-like sweet pleasant odour.
This substance is not produced nor transported as an aerosol.

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Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:
liquid

Additional information

See 107-07-3,Freezing point,es

The freezing point is below -20°C .

See 107-07-3,Boiling point,es

The boiling point is between 128 and 130°C.

From HSDB:

 

2-CHLOROETHANOL
CASRN: 107-07-3

Color/Form:
COLORLESS GLYCERINE-LIKE LIQ
[Browning, E. Toxicity and Metabolism of Industrial Solvents.: American Elsevier, 1965., p. 397] **PEER REVIEWED**

Colorless liquid.
[NIOSH. NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 94-116.,:Government Printing Office, June 1994., p. 134] **QC REVIEWED**

Odor:
FAINT ETHEREAL ODOR
[Sax, N.I. Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials. 5th ed.: Van Nostrand Rheinhold, 1979., p. 657] **PEER REVIEWED**

SWEET, PLEASANT
[Coast Guard, Department of Transportation. CHRIS - Hazardous Chemical Data. Manual Two.,:Government Printing Office, Oct., 1978.] **PEER REVIEWED**

Faint ether-like odor.
[NIOSH. NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 94-116.,:Government Printing Office, June 1994., p. 134] **QC REVIEWED**