Methyl Chloride is sold only on a direct basis with product steward approval. Dow experts will provide specific handling, storage and safety information. Methyl Chloride is used as a feedstock for the production of Chlorosilanes (intermediate for silicone), methyl cellulose, quaternary ammonium compounds (‘quats’), heat stabilizers for PVC pipe and other industrial chemicals.

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Formula: CH3Cl
Official Shipping Name: Methyl Chloride
UN Number: 1063
CAS Number: 74-87-3
Synonyms: Chloromethane
Description: Colorless, odorless, flammable gas.
Molecular Weight: 50.5
Density: 7.7 lb/gal
0.9159 gm/cc
Flash Point: <-50°F
Regional Availability: North America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, India, Latin America
Applications
Chemical Processing Industry
Silicones

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