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PHR1557

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Methylene Chloride

Pharmaceutical Secondary Standard; Certified Reference Material

Synonym(s):
Dichloromethane, Methylene chloride
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
CH2Cl2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
84.93
Beilstein:
1730800
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

Quality Level

grade

certified reference material
pharmaceutical secondary standard

vapor density

2.9 (vs air)

vapor pressure

24.45 psi ( 55 °C)
6.83 psi ( 20 °C)

CofA

current certificate can be downloaded

autoignition temp.

1223 °F

expl. lim.

22 %

packaging

ampule of 3x1.2 mL each

application(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

refractive index

n20/D 1.424 (lit.)

bp

39.8-40 °C (lit.)

mp

−97 °C (lit.)

density

1.325 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Featured Industry

Pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

pharmacopeia traceability

traceable to USP 1601441

SMILES string

ClCCl

InChI

1S/CH2Cl2/c2-1-3/h1H2

InChI key

YMWUJEATGCHHMB-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Methylene chloride, also known as dichloromethane, is an organic solvent with widespread industrial applications.
Pharmaceutical secondary standards for application in quality control, provide pharma laboratories and manufacturers with a convenient and cost-effective alternative to the preparation of in-house working standards.

Application

These Secondary Standards are qualified as Certified Reference Materials. These are suitable for use in several analytical applications including but not limited to pharma release testing, pharma method development for qualitative and quantitative analyses, food and beverage quality control testing, and other calibration requirements.
Methylene Chloride may be used as a pharmaceutical reference standard for the determination of the analyte in pharmaceutical formulations by gas chromatography (GC) technique.

Analysis Note

These secondary standards offer multi-traceability to the USP, EP and BP primary standards, where they are available.

Other Notes

This Certified Reference Material (CRM) is produced and certified in accordance with ISO 17034 and ISO/IEC 17025. All information regarding the use of this CRM can be found on the certificate of analysis.

Footnote

To see an example of a Certificate of Analysis for this material enter LRAB7796 in the slot below. This is an example certificate only and may not be the lot that you receive.

Pictograms

Exclamation markHealth hazard

Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Carc. 2 - Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Central nervous system

Storage Class Code

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

WGK Germany

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Methylene Chloride
USP43-NF38: United States Pharmacopeia and National Formulary
United States Pharmacopeia/National Formulary, 5885-5885 (2018)
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