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GenTech™ Comparison to Perchloroethylene

Performance Properties GENTECH™ PERC
Boiling Point 160°F 250°F
Flash Point None None
Evaporation Rate (n Butyl Acetate = 1) 4.5 2.1
Azeotropic Composition Yes Yes
Inhibited Against Metal Corrosion Yes Yes
Inhibited Against Hydrolysis Yes Yes
Kauri Butanol Value 129 90

Regulatory Profile GENTECH™ PERC
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 100 lbs.
Department of Transportation Not regulated Hazard Classification 6.1
(Packing Group III)
RCRA Hazard Waste Number Not applicable U 210
VOC (Volatile Organic Compound) Yes No

Technical Physical Properties GENTECH™ PERC
Specific Gravity, 25/25°C 1.31 1.62
Pounds Per Gallon @ 77°F 10.99 13.47
Specific Heat, 25°C, cal/g 0.27 0.21
Latent Heat, cal/g 58.5 50.1
Viscosity, 25°C, cps 0.49 0.75
Vapor Pressure, 25°C (mm Hg) 139 18.2
Vapor Density (Air =1) 4.3 5.76
Water Solubility (g/100 ml) 0.25 0.015
Flammability Limits LEL/UEL 3% to 9.0% 13% to 23%
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