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Ethylene dichloride (EDC)

The name of the substance (Persian): Ethylene dichloride 

The name of the substance (English): Ethylene Dichloride 

Brand (Persian): Ace 

Brand (English): Ethylene Dichloride (EDC) 

Other names: Ethane dichloride, ethylene chloride, Bicol ethylene, chloroethylene, 1 and 2 dichloroethane, 1 and 2 ethylene dichloride 

Production complexes: Bandar Imam Petrochemical Complex  

Ethylene dichloride is a colorless liquid with a chloroform-like odor. Ethylene dichloride is in the group of simple hydrocarbons (ethane family). Ethylene dichloride is primarily used to produce monomer vinyl chloride and is also used as the main mediator in PVC production. Ethylene dichloride is a toxic, corrosive, flammable, carcinogenic substance.  


Preparation of monomer vinyl chloride and eventually P.V.C in petrochemical complexes, color industries, making chlorine solvents,  

Physical and chemical properties: 

Molecular formula: C2H4Cl2 

Molar mass: 98.96 g / mol 

Appearance Colorless liquid with characteristic odor 

Density: 1.253 g / cm3, liquid 

Melting point: -35 C (238 K) 

Boiling point 83.584.0 C (357K) 

Solubility in water 0.87 g / 100 ml (20 ° C) 

Viscosity: 0.84 mPas at 20 ° C 

Safety Information: 

Toxic, Flammable, Carcinogenic