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GenTech™ Comparison 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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