What is Methylene Chloride

Methylene chloride is a clear colorless liquid with a chloroform-like odor. It is slightly soluble in water and completely miscible with most organic solvents.

  • INCI: Methylene Chloride
  • Chemical Formula: CH2Cl2
  • CAS Number: 75-09-2

Product Specifications

Chemical Formula CH2Cl2
CAS Number 75-09-2
Molar Weight 84,93 g/mol
Specific Gravity 1.3255
Melting Point -96,7 °C
Boiling Point 39,6 °C
Forms Clear colourless liquid
Grades Technical Food

Uses and Applications for Methylene Chloride

Key Applications

  • Bitumen
  • Blowing agent
  • Cellulose acetate
  • Degreaser agent
  • Extracting agent
  • Fats
  • Oils
  • Paint stripper
  • Propellant mixtures
  • Resins
  • Rubber
  • Solvents
  • Waxes


  • Coatings & Construction
  • Polymers

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