Basic Information

Other Names: O-Dichlorobenzol; ODCB                

Molecular Formula: C6H4Cl2  

Molecular Weight: 147

CAS NO.: 95-50-1

EINECS NO.: 202-425-9

UN NO.: 1591

H.S. CODE NO.: 29039110

Purity: 99.5% min.

Physicochemical Properties

1.Appearence: Colourless Liquid

2.Melting Point: -17℃

3.Boiling Point: 179-181℃

4.Specific Gravity: 1.3 at 20

5.Saturation Concentration:  0.1% at 20

6.Refractive Index: 1.5515 at 20

7.Partition Coefficient: 3.43

8.Stability: Stable, but possibly light sensitive. Combustible. Incompatible with oxidizing agents, aluminium, aluminium                              alloys. Attacks some rubbers and plastics.

Technical Specifications

Testing Results
99.5% min.
Moisture300 ppm max.217 ppm
PDCB (1,3-Dichlorobenzene)0.3% max.0.15%
HB (High Boiling)0.2% max.0.09%
LB (Low Boiling)0.1% max.0.03%
Acidity0.001 max.0.0008

Packaging Types

           250kg iron drums; ISO TANK or as per customers' requirement


Mainly used to produce the intermedites of medicine, agro pesticides and dyes; Solvent for waxes, gums, resins, tars, rubbers, oils, asphalts; Insecticide for termites and locust borers; Fumigant; Removing sulfur from illuminating gas; As degreasing agent for metals, leather, wool; As ingredient of metal polishes; As heat transfer medium.

Transport Information

1.IMDG: Class 6.1

2.Packaging group: III

3.Storage: Stored in a cool, ventilated warehouse. Away from fire and heat source. Keep container sealed. Should with                          oxidant, aluminum, food chemicals Mixed storage stored apart, avoid by all means. Equipped with                                        corresponding varieties and number of fire equipment. Should be equipped with emergency treatment                                    equipment and storage area suitable for material.