Methyl chlorideCH3Cl

CAS-No.:
74-87-3
UN-No.:
1063
EINECS No.:
200-817-4
Kemler Code:
23
Hazard signs
GHS02
GHS04
GHS08

*Source: GESTIS Substance Database, https://gestis-database.dguv.de

Occupational exposure limit
WORKPLACE EXPOSURE STANDARDS FOR AIRBORNE CONTAMINANTS (AU)
  • TWA (ppm) 50
  • STEL (ppm) 100
  • TWA (mg/m3) 103
  • STEL (mg/m3) 207
  • H: 220
    Extremely flammable gas
  • H: 280
    Contains gas under pressure; may explode if heated
  • H: 351
    Suspected of causing cancer.
  • H: 361 f
    Suspected of damaging fertility.
  • H: 373
    May cause damage to organs (state all organs affected, if known) through prolonged or repeated exposure (state route of exposure if it is conclusively
    proven that no other routes of exposure cause the hazard)
     .

*Source: GESTIS Substance Database, https://gestis-database.dguv.de

  • Melting point:
    -97.4 °C
  • Boiling Point:
    -23.8 °C
  • Density (at 20 °C):
    0,0023065 (0°C) g/cm3
  • Ionization:
    11.26 ± 0.03 eV
  • Ignition Temperature:
    625 °C
  • Vapor Pressure (at 20 °C):
    4900 hPa
  • Lower Explosive Limit:
    7.6 Vol.-%
  • Upper Explosive Limit:
    19 Vol.-%
  • Hazardous Effects:
    C
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*Source: GESTIS Substance Database, https://gestis-database.dguv.de

Also known as:
  • Chloromethane
  • Chloromethane MeCl Methyl Chloride
  • Methyl chloride
  • Monochloromethane

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