Wacker Chemie AG


Chlorine Compounds, Organic

Colourless to brownish, mobile, lachrymatory liquid with a pungent odour
Typical general characteristics
Property Inspection Method Value
The figures are intended as a guide and should not be used in preparing specifications.
Boiling point at 1013 hPa 114 °C
Density at 20 °C DIN 51757 1.05 g/cm³
Ignition temperature (liquids) DIN 51794 490 °C
Lower explosion limit 2.3 Vol-%
Melting point < -60 °C
Solubility in water at 20 °C 25 g/l
Vapour pressure at 20 °C 27 hPa
Specification data
Property Inspection Method Value
1-Chlorobutanone-2 GC <= 0.5 %
3,3-Dichlorobutanone-2 GC <= 2.5 %
3-Chlorobutanone GC >= 96.0 %


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