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GenTech Free SampleComparison to Methylene Chloride

Performance Properties

GenTech MC
Boiling Point 160°F 104°F
Flash Point None None
Evaporation Rate (n Butyl Acetate = 1) 4.5 14.5
Azeotropic Composition Yes Yes
Inhibited Against Metal Corrosion Yes Yes
Inhibited Against Hydrolysis Yes Yes
Kauri Butanol Value 129 136

Regulatory Profile

GenTech MC
Hazardous Air Pollutant No Yes
NESHAP Regulated Not Regulated Yes
Cancer Classification:
None A3-Animal Carcinogen
  • IARC
Not Listed 2A- Probably carcinogenic to humans
CERCLA Reportable Quantity Not Applicable 1000 lbs.
Department of Transportation Not regulated Hazard Classification 6.1
(Packing Group III)
RCRA Hazard Waste Number Not applicable U 080
VOC (Volatile Organic Compound) Yes No

Technical Physical Properties

GenTech MC
Specific Gravity, 25/25°C 1.31 1.33
Pounds Per Gallon @ 77°F 10.99 10.99
Specific Heat, 25°C, cal/g 0.27 0.28
Latent Heat, cal/g 58.5 78.9
Viscosity, 25°C, cps 0.49 0.41
Vapor Pressure, 25°C (mm Hg) 139 436
Vapor Density (Air =1) 4.3 2.93
Water Solubility (g/100 ml) 0.25 0.17
Flammability Limits LEL/UEL 3% to 9.0% 13% to 23%

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