Product information, characteristics and applications
Epichlorohydrin is a colour-less product with a pungent, garlic-like odour. It is predominately used as a chemical intermediate in chemical manufacturing, the textile industry and the paper industry.
It is a highly reactive product and has many uses in chemical manufacturing such as; production of glycerol, plastics, epoxy glues, resins and elastomers. It can be used as a polymer in the production of tea bags, coffee filters and sausage casings. It also has a use in its polymer state in water purification.
Industries that Epichlorohydrin are used in include
- 2,3-Epoxypropyl Chloride
Epichlorohydrin product quality and technical details
- CAS Registry Number: 106-89-8
- Chemical Formula: C3H5CI0
- EC Number: 203-439-8
Epichlorohydrin hazard transport information
- UN: UN2023
- Shipping name: Epichlorohydrin
- Class: 6.1 (3)
- Packing Group: II
Epichlorohydrin product packaging
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