Methylchloride

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Chloromethanes

At ambient temperature and atmospheric pressure Methyl Chloride is a colorless inflammable gas heavier than air and with a very weak sweetish odor. In water it is only sparingly soluble but well in organic solvents. It can be liquefied by cooling below -24 °C or by pressurizing to approx. 5 bar at 20 °C, to give a clear, colorless fluid that will vaporize fast under room conditions generating much coldness. Methyl Chloride forms a solid, snow-like hydrate with water of composition CH₃Cl.6H₂O, which may preferably develop if liquefied Methyl Chloride containing water is vaporized by expansion cooling. This hydrate will decompose above 5 °C.

  • Product name

    Methylchloride
  • Brand

    Nouryon
  • Chemical family

    Chloromethanes
  • CAS number

    74-87-3
  • Physical form

    Liquid
  • Regional availability

    Global
  • Chemical name

    methylchloride
  • Molecular Weight

    50.49

Market Segments

Functions

  • Lab Application,
  • Metal Cleaning,
  • Solvent

Applications

  • Electronics Industry,
  • Laboratories,
  • Metal degreasing,
  • Painting and constuction,
  • Plastics production,
  • Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industry,
  • Foam manufacturing,
  • Food and Flavor Industry

Pharmaceutical industry

Functions

  • Lab Application,
  • Metal Cleaning,
  • Solvent

Applications

  • Electronics Industry,
  • Laboratories,
  • Metal degreasing,
  • Painting and constuction,
  • Plastics production,
  • Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industry,
  • Foam manufacturing,
  • Food and Flavor Industry