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Orthodichlorobenzene

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Manufacturer
PCC Rokita SA / Chlorine Business Unit
Chemical name
1,2-dichlorobenzene
CAS No.
95-50-1
ADR ADR High pure High pure
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Orthodichlorobenzene (ODCB) is an organic compound of the formula C6H4Cl2, which is a strong solvent in liquid form. Orthodichlorobenzene, also referred to as 1,2-Dichlorobenzene, is a colourless liquid that is poorly soluble in water but can mix with most organic solvents. This compound is a derivative of benzene and has two chlorine atoms at adjacent carbon atoms in the molecule.

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Properties and applications
  • very high purity of the product;
  • production of agrochemicals;
  • used in the manufacture of metal surfaces cleaning agents;
  • production of APIs (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients);
  • raw material for specialised chemical synthesis;
  • solvents, paints, pigments, rubber;
Categories

Markets and applications
I&I Cleaning
Raw materials and intermediates

Function
Solvents

Composition
Chlorine derivatives

Segment
Chloralkali, raw materials and intermediates

Alternative names
1,2-dichlorobenzene, o-DCB, 1, 2-dichlorbenzol, benzene, 1, 2-dichloro-, benzene, o, o-dichlorbenzol, o-dichlorbenzene
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