Chloroform
Solvent Properties

CAS 67-66-3


Physical Properties  
Molecular weight 119.38
Boiling point 61.15C
Vapor pressure 158.4 Torr at 20C
Freezing point -63.55C
Refractive index 1.4458 at 20C
Density 1.4892 g/mL (12.427 lb/gal) at 20C
  1.4798 g/mL (12.349 lb/gal) at 25C
Dielectric constant 4.81 at 20C
Dipole moment 1.15 D at 25C
Solvent group 8
Polarity index (P') 4.1
Eluotropic value on alumina 0.40
Eluotropic value on silica 0.26
Viscosity 0.57 cP at 20C
Surface tension 27.16 dyn/cm at 20C
Solubility in water 0.815% at 20C
Solubility of water in chloroform 0.056% at 20C
   
Regulatory and Safety Data  
DOT Hazard Class 6.1, Toxic
Packing Group III
UN Identification Number UN1888
   
Storage Store in a cool dry area, away from direct sunlight.
   
EPA applicable waste code(s) U044, D022
Flash Point None
Lower explosive limit Not Listed
Upper explosive limit Not Listed
Time Weighted Average 10 ppm ACGIH