Product Profile

Methylene Chloride

  • Agilis Product ID AGILIS151
  • Generic Name Methylene Chloride
  • Product Name Methylene Chloride
  • Chemical Name Dichloromethane
  • Chemical Formula CH2Cl2
  • CAS# 75-09-2
  • EC Number 200-838-9
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  • Product Description
  • Critical Properties
  • Critical Specifications
  • Application Guide

Product Description

Methylene Chloride, also known as Dichloromethane or DCM, is an organic compound. It is a colorless, volatile liquid with a moderately sweet aroma that is widely used as a solvent.

  • Product Information
  • Major Applications
  • Resources
  • Application Guide

Product Information

Product Data Sheet

Major Applications

Methylene Chloride is a useful solvent for many chemical processes. It is widely used as a paint stripper and a degreaser. It is used in the food industry to decaffeinate coffee and tea as well as to prepare extracts of hops and other flavorings. It is used as an aerosol spray propellant and as a blowing agent for polyurethane foams. Methylene Chloride is also used to chemically weld certain plastics, and is used in the garment printing industry for the removal of heat-sealed garment transfers.


Application Guide


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