IUPAC Name: 1,1,1,2-tetrachloroethane

MCL: 0.07 ppm

Source: Used in the production of pesticides and organic compounds.

Summary: 1,1,1,2-Tetrachloroethane is an organic compound used as a solvent and chemical intermediate. It is used in the production of pesticides, and in organic compounds such as trichloroethylene and tetrachloroethylene. The production of 1,1,1-trichloroethane, 1,1,2-trichloroethane or 1,1,2,2-tetrachloroethane may yield 1,1,1,2-tetrachloroethane as a byproduct. The compound is soluble in water up to 1,070 mg/L and has a density of 1.5406 g/mL. It exists as a vapor in the atmosphere with a half-life of 891 days. A Koc value of 399 indicates moderate mobility within soil. Anaerobic degradation and volatilization are expected to be major fate processes in the environment.

GHS Hazard Statement: H302, H310, H312, H315, H318, H319, H320, H331, H332, H335, H341, H351, H373, H402, H412, GHS05, GHS06, GHS07, GHS08