Trichloroethylene

trichloroethene, R1120, trechloroethene, ethinyl trichloride, tre-Clene, trelene, trechloren, Algylen, Trimar, Triline, trethylene, Westrosol, Chlorylen, Gemalgene, Germalgene, TCE, ethylene trichloride

How to detect Trichloroethylene

Formula: C2HCl3 | CAS: 79-01-6

Synonyms: trichloroethene, R1120, trechloroethene, ethinyl trichloride, tre-Clene, trelene, trechloren, Algylen, Trimar, Triline, trethylene, Westrosol, Chlorylen, Gemalgene, Germalgene, TCE, ethylene trichloride

Trichloroethylene is primarily used as a degreasing agent for manufactured metal parts.

Specification

Specification Value/Information
Formula C2HCl3
CAS no. 79-01-6
Gas Response Factor, 11.7 eV 0.5
Gas Response Factor, 10.6 eV 0.6
Gas Response Factor, 10.0 eV 0.8
ppm per mg/m⁻³, (20 °C, 1 bar) 0.183
Molecular Weight, g/mole 131.0
Melting point, °C -72.8
Boiling point, °C 87.21
Flash point, °C 32
Specification Value/Information
Upper Explosive Limit, % 40
Lower Explosive Limit, % 12
Density, g.cm⁻³ 1.463
Ionisation Energy, eV 9.45
EH40 TWA, ppm 100
EH40 TWA, mg.m⁻³ 550
EH40 STEL, ppm 150
EH40 STEL, mg.m⁻³ 820
NIOSH IDLH, ppm 1000
OSHA TWA PEL, ppm 100

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