Basic Info

CAS No: 156-60-5
Formula: C2H2Cl2
EINECS: 205-860-2
Stock Availability In stock
Brand Name Look chemical
Origin China

General Description

TRANS-1,2-DICHLOROETHYLENE (CAS 156-60-5) is a colorless liquid with a sweet odor. It is a chemical compound that is primarily used as a solvent in various industrial applications. It has a molecular formula of C2H2Cl2 and a molecular weight of 96.94 g/mol.

  • Density: 1.252
  • Boiling point: 47.7ºC at 760 mmHg
  • Melting point: -57ºC (lit.)
  • Flash point: 6.1ºC
  • Refractive index: 1.446
  • Appearance and properties: transparent liquid
Item Specification
Product Name Trans-1,2-Dichloroethylene
CAS No. 156-60-5
Appearance Colorless transparent liquid
Shelf Life 2 years
Packing 250kg per drum or as your requirements


1. Vinyl Chloride Production:

TRANS-1,2-DICHLOROETHYLENE is commonly used as a solvent in the production of vinyl chloride, which is a key component in the manufacturing of PVC (polyvinyl chloride).

2. Degreasing and Cleaning:

TRANS-1,2-DICHLOROETHYLENE is commonly used as a degreasing agent in various industries, including automotive, aerospace, and electronics. It effectively removes grease, oils, and contaminants from metal parts and surfaces.

It is also used in dry cleaning processes as a solvent for removing stains and dirt from fabrics.

3. Adhesive and Sealant Manufacturing:

TRANS-1,2-DICHLOROETHYLENE is utilized in the production of adhesives and sealants. It acts as a solvent for dissolving and blending various components, enhancing the adhesive properties and ensuring proper bonding.

4. Paint and Coating Industry:

It is employed as a solvent in the formulation of paints, varnishes, and coatings. TRANS-1,2-DICHLOROETHYLENE helps in dissolving resins, pigments, and other additives, ensuring uniform application and improving the overall performance of the coatings.

5. Extraction and Purification Processes:

TRANS-1,2-DICHLOROETHYLENE is used in extraction processes to separate and purify specific compounds from mixtures. It is particularly useful in the extraction of natural products, such as essential oils, flavors, and fragrances.

6. Laboratory and Research:

In laboratory settings, TRANS-1,2-DICHLOROETHYLENE can be used as a solvent for various analytical techniques, such as chromatography and spectroscopy. It aids in the dissolution and analysis of different compounds.

7. Chemical Manufacturing:

TRANS-1,2-DICHLOROETHYLENE serves as a starting material for the synthesis of various chemical compounds, including pharmaceutical intermediates and agrochemicals.

Product Safety Precautions

1. Handling and Storage:
– It is essential to handle TRANS-1,2-DICHLOROETHYLENE in a well-ventilated area, preferably with local exhaust ventilation, to avoid inhalation of vapors.
– Store the product in a cool, dry, and well-ventilated area, away from direct sunlight, heat sources, and incompatible materials.

2. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):
– When working with TRANS-1,2-DICHLOROETHYLENE, wear appropriate protective clothing, including chemical-resistant gloves, safety goggles, and a lab coat or coveralls.
– Use respiratory protection, such as a NIOSH-approved respirator, if there is a risk of exposure to high concentrations of vapors.

3. Health Hazards:
– TRANS-1,2-DICHLOROETHYLENE is toxic and can cause harm if inhaled, swallowed, or absorbed through the skin. It may cause dizziness, headache, nausea, and respiratory irritation.
– Prolonged or repeated exposure to the product may lead to liver and kidney damage.
– It is important to avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. In case of contact, immediately rinse with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and seek medical attention.

4. Environmental Precautions:
– Prevent the release of TRANS-1,2-DICHLOROETHYLENE into the environment. If a spill occurs, contain the area and prevent it from spreading. Absorb the liquid with an inert material and dispose of it properly according to local regulations.

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Our MOQ is 1kg. But usually we can also accept a smaller quantity, such as 100g, if you need it, provided that the sample fee is 100% paid.


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