CHEBI:76287 - pentachloroethane

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ChEBI Name pentachloroethane
ChEBI ID CHEBI:76287
Definition A member of the class of chloroethanes that is ethane in which five of the six hydrogens are replaced by chlorines. A non-flammable, high-boiling liquid (b.p. 161-162°C) with relative density 1.67 and an odour resembling that of chloroform, it is used as a solvent for oil and grease, in metal cleaning, and in the separation of coal from impurities.
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Formula C2HCl5
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 202.29400
Monoisotopic Mass 199.852
InChI InChI=1S/C2HCl5/c3-1(4)2(5,6)7/h1H
InChIKey BNIXVQGCZULYKV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES ClC(Cl)C(Cl)(Cl)Cl
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): non-polar solvent

Application(s): non-polar solvent

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Outgoing pentachloroethane (CHEBI:76287) has role non-polar solvent (CHEBI:48355)
pentachloroethane (CHEBI:76287) is a chloroethanes (CHEBI:36016)
IUPAC Name
1,1,1,2,2-pentachloroethane
Synonyms Sources
1,1,1,2,2-pentachloro-ethane KEGG COMPOUND
CCl3CHCl2 ChEBI
CHCl2CCl3 NIST Chemistry WebBook
Cl3CCHCl2 ChEBI
EINECS 200-925-1 ChemIDplus
ethane pentachloride NIST Chemistry WebBook
pentalin ChemIDplus
Manual Xrefs Databases
C19496 KEGG COMPOUND
PENTACHLOROETHANE MetaCyc
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1736845 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
76-01-7 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
76-01-7 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
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Last Modified
28 July 2014