Deuterated dichloromethane

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Deuterated dichloromethane
Stereo, skeletal formula of deuterated dichloromethane Spacefill model of deuterated dichloromethane
CAS number 1665-00-5
PubChem 160586
ChemSpider 141111 YesY
EC number 216-776-0
UN number 1593
Beilstein Reference 1733318
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Molecular formula C2H2Cl2
Molar mass 86.945 g mol-1
Density 1.362 g cm-3
Boiling point 40 °C (104 °F; 313 K)
Vapor pressure 52.6 kPa (at 20 °C)
EU classification Harmful Xn
R-phrases R40
S-phrases S23, S24/25, S36/37
NFPA 704
Flammability code 1: Must be pre-heated before ignition can occur. Flash point over 93 °C (200 °F). E.g., canola oil Health code 2: Intense or continued but not chronic exposure could cause temporary incapacitation or possible residual injury. E.g., chloroform Reactivity code 0: Normally stable, even under fire exposure conditions, and is not reactive with water. E.g., liquid nitrogen Special hazards (white): no codeNFPA 704 four-colored diamond
Related compounds
Related compounds Deuterated chloroform


Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Deuterated dichloromethane (CD2Cl2) is a form (called an isotopologue) of dichloromethane (DCM, CH2Cl2) in which the hydrogen atoms ("H") are replaced with deuterium (heavy hydrogen) isotope ("D"). Deuterated DCM is not a common solvent used in NMR spectroscopy as it is reasonably expensive.