trans-1,2-Dichloroethylene Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

trans-1,2-Dichloroethylene Properties


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trans-1,2-Dichloroethylene is an organochloride. It is used as a solvent for waxes, resins, polymers, fats, and lacquers. It is also used as an intermediate in the preparation of other chlorinated solvents.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Colourless Liquid
Boiling Point 48-60 °C
CAS Number 156-60-5
Class 3
Density 1.265 g/ml
Dipole Moment 0 D
EINECS Number 205-860-2
IUPAC Name (E)-1,2-Dichloroethene
InChI 1S/C2H2Cl2/c3-1-2-4/h1-2H/b2-1+
Melting Point -57 °C
Molar Mass 96.94 g/mol
Molecular Formula C2H2Cl2
NFPA 704 H-2,F-3,R-2,C-NA
PG 2
RTECS Number KV9400000
Refractive n20/D 1.447
Synonyms trans-1,2-Dichloroethylene;Ethene,1,2-dichloro-, (E)-;Ethylene, 1,2-dichloro-, (E)-;Ethylene,1,2-dichloro-, trans-;(E)-1,2-Dichloroethene;(E)-1,2-Dichloroethylene;1,2-trans-Dichloroethene;Ethene, 1,2-dichloro-,(1E)-;HCC 1130t;NSC 60512;R1130t;trans-1,2-Dichloroethene;trans-1,2-DCE uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X