sym-dichloroethane; 1,2-dichloroethane; Dutch liquid; ethylene chloride; ethylene dichloride; glycol dichloride
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📖Houben-Weyl, 2. Band (√Ąthylenchlorid); p. 978,
CAS RN:[107-06-2]
Formula:C2H4Cl2; 98.96 g/mol
Molecular structure of 1,2-dichloroethane
Use:solvent and for the preparation of vinyl chloride
Density:1.256 g/mL
Molar volume:78.8 mL/mol
Refractive index:1.444
Molecular refractive power:20.92 mL/mol
Dielectric constant:10.36
Dipole moment:1.83 D
Melting point:-35 °C
Boiling point:84 °C
Vapour pressure:83 Torr
Antoine equation
P(Torr) vs T(°C)
Vapour pressure vs temperature
Surface tension:32.23 dyn/cm
Viscosity:0.79 cP
Critical temperature:290 °C
Critical pressure:53.1 atm
Critical volume:220.00 ml/mol
Evaporation rate (ether):2.7
Solubility in water:1 % w/w
Solubility of water:0 % w/w
Log10 partition water / activated carbon:3.80
Log10 partition octanol / water:3.60
Snyder P':3.5
Snyder X:Xe: 0.3    Xd: 0.2    Xn: 0.5
Solvent strength (ε0, silica):0.38
Solvent strength (ε0, alumina):0.49
Dimroth ET:41.3
Hildebrant solubility parameter (δ):9.8
Hansen solubility parameter:δd: 9.3 (cal/ml)^0.5   δp: 3.6 (cal/ml)^0.5   δh: 2.0 (cal/ml)^0.5
100g dissolves:
0.869g iodoethane;    0.84g sulfur
Specific heat capacity:31.0 cal/molK
Latent heat of fusion:2,091 cal/mol


Molecular structure of 1,1-dichloroethane
Molecular structure of 1,2-dichloroethane