Carbon Tetrachloride is sold only on a direct basis with Product Steward approval. Dow experts will provide specific handling, storage and safety information. Carbon Tetrachloride is primarily used as a feedstock for the production of fluorocarbons (chlorofluorocarbon and hydrochlorofluorocarbon) for refrigerant and blowing agent applications. Use of this product is tightly controlled by the Montreal Protocol.

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Formula: CCl4
Official Shipping Name: Carbon Tetrachloride
UN Number: 1846
CAS Number: 56-23-5
Synonyms: Tetrachloromethane, perchloromethane
Description: Colorless, nonflammable liquid at room temperature with "sweet" odor
Molecular Weight: 154
Density: 13.2 lb/gal
1.46 gm/cc
Flash Point: NA
Regional Availability: North America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, India, Latin America, Asia-Pacific
Applications
Chemical Processing Industry
Fluorocarbons

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