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LC883 1,3-Bis(chloromethyl)-benzene
for synthesis


Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC27883 Plastic bottle 25 g 25.88


Product information
Synonyms m-Xylylene dichloride, a,a’-Dichloro-m-xylene
Hill Formula C8H8Cl2
Chemical formula C6H4-1,3-(CH2Cl)2
HS Code 2903 69 90
EC number 210-932-1
Molar mass 175.05 g/mol
Storage Store below +15°C.
CAS number 626-16-4


Chemical and physical data
Solubility (20 °C) (slow decomposition
Melting point 33 – 35 °C
Molar mass 175.05 g/mol
Density 1.302 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Boiling point 250 – 255 °C (1013 hPa)
Vapor pressure 0.029 hPa (25 °C)
Flash point 112 °C


Safety information
R Phrase R 22-36/37/38-50/53
Harmful if swallowed.Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.Very toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
S Phrase S 26-61
In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions/ Safety data sheets.
Categories of danger harmful, irritant, dangerous for the environment
Hazard Symbol Harmful
Dangerous for the environment
RTECS ZE4070000
Storage class 10 – 13 Other liquids and solids
WGK WGK 2 water endangering
Disposal 3
Relatively unreactive organic reagents should be collected in container A. If halogenated, they should be collected in container B. For solid residues use container C.


Transport information
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code UN 2811 TOXIC SOLID, ORGANIC, N.O.S.(1,3-BIS(CHLOROMETHYL) – BENZOL), 6.1, II
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 2811 TOXIC SOLID, ORGANIC, N.O.S.(1,3-BIS(CHLOROMETHYL) – BENZOL), 6.1, II


Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat 1600 mg/kg


Assay (GC, area%) ≥ 99 %
Melting range
– lower value
≥ 28 °C
– upper value ≤ 32 °C
Identity (IR) passes test


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