NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards

1,1,1,2-Tetrachloroethane CAS 630-20-6
CCl3CH2Cl RTECS KI8450000
Synonyms & Trade Names
DOT ID & Guide
1702 151
NIOSH REL: Handle with caution in the workplace. See Appendix C (Chloroethanes)
OSHA PEL: none
IDLH N.D. Conversion
Physical Description
Yellowish-red liquid.
MW: 167.9
BP: 267°F
FRZ: -94°F
Sol: 0.1%
VP(77°F): 14 mmHg
IP: ?

Sp.Gr: 1.54
Fl.P: ?
UEL: ?
LEL: ?

Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Potassium; sodium; dinitrogen tetraoxide; potassium hydroxide; nitrogen tetroxide; sodium potassium alloy; 2,4-dinitrophenyl disulfide
Measurement Methods
None available
Personal Protection & Sanitation
Skin: Prevent skin contact
Eyes: Prevent eye contact
Wash skin: When contaminated
Remove: When wet or contaminated
Change: No recommendation
Provide: Eyewash, Quick drench
First Aid (See procedures)
Eye: Irrigate immediately
Skin: Soap wash immediately
Breathing: Respiratory support
Swallow: Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations To be added later
Exposure Routes inhalation, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms Irritation eyes, skin; lassitude (weakness, exhaustion), restlessness, irregular respiration, muscle incoordination; in animals: liver changes
Target Organs Eyes, skin, central nervous system, liver