1,4-Dichlorobenzene Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

1,4-Dichlorobenzene Properties


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1,4-Molecule Struture
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1,4-Dichlorobenzene is an organic compound . This colourless solid has a strong odour. It consists of two chlorine atoms substituted at opposing sites on a benzene ring. It is used as a pesticide and a deodorant, most familiarly in mothballs in which it is a replacement for the more traditional naphthalene. It is also used as a precursor in the production of the polymer poly(p-phenylene sulfide).

Chemical Properties

Appearance White crystals
Boiling Point 174 °C
CAS Number 106-46-7
ChEBI 28618
Density 1.25 g/cm3
EINECS Number 203-400-5
HS Code 29036100
IUPAC Name 1,4-Dichlorobenzene
InChI 1S/C6H4Cl2/c7-5-1-2-6(8)4-3-5/h1-4H
LR Assay 99.0%
Lab Grade LR
Melting Point 53.5 °C
Molar Mass 147 g/mol
Molecular Formula C6H4Cl2
NFPA 704 H-2,F-2,R-0,C-NA
RTECS Number CZ4550000
Refractive 1.5434
Related Compounds 1,2-Dichlorobenzene;1,3-Dichlorobenzene
Solubility 10.5 mg/100 ml
Synonyms para-Dichlorobenzene;p-Dichlorobenzene;p-DCB;PDB;Paramoth;Para Crystals;Paracide