Epichlorohydrin

1-chloro-2,3-epoxypropane, (chloromethyl) ethylene oxide, 2-chloropropylene oxide, gamma-chloropropylene oxide, 1,2-epoxy-3-chloropropane, (chloromethyl)-oxyrane

How to detect Epichlorohydrin

Formula: C3H5ClO | CAS: 106-89-8

Synonyms: 1-chloro-2,3-epoxypropane, (chloromethyl) ethylene oxide, 2-chloropropylene oxide, gamma-chloropropylene oxide, 1,2-epoxy-3-chloropropane, (chloromethyl)-oxyrane

Epichlorohydrin is an important chemical precursor in the manufacture of various resins, elastomers, plasticisers, emulsifiers, lubricants, surfactants stabilisers and adhesives. It is used as a solvent for resins, gums, paints, and lacquers.

Specification

SpecificationValue/Information
FormulaC3H5ClO
CAS no.106-89-8
Gas Response Factor, 11.7 eV0.8
Gas Response Factor, 10.6 eV5
Gas Response Factor, 10.0 eV30
ppm per mg/m⁻³, (20 °C, 1 bar)0.26
Molecular Weight, g/mole93.0
Melting point, °C-57
Boiling point, °C116
Flash point, °C33.9
Upper Explosive Limit, %21
SpecificationValue/Information
Lower Explosive Limit, %3.8
Density, g.cm⁻³1.183
Ionisation Energy, eV10.2
EH40 TWA, ppm0.5
EH40 TWA, mg.m⁻³1.9
EH40 STEL, ppm1.5
EH40 STEL, mg.m⁻³5.8
NIOSH IDLH, ppm75
OSHA TWA PEL, ppm5
OSHA TWA PEL, mg.m⁻³19

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