laboratory grade, crystal
M.P. 53 °C
HAZARD ALERT: Possible carcinogen. Severe irritant to eyes, skin and respiratory tract. Moderately toxic by ingestion. LD50 500 mg/kg. The threshold limit value (TLV) for this substance is 60 mg/m3 in air. Provide a high degree of ventilation.
Storage: Organic #4
Disposal: #4b. U-Listed (U072); purchase small amounts for effective inventory control.
Shelf Life: Fair to poor; substance volatile; store in a Flinn Chem-Saf™ Bag.
Soluble: Insoluble in water; soluble in many organic solvents.
Odor: Moth balls.
CAS No. 106-46-7
Safety Purchase Suggestion: Cetyl alcohol, stearic acid, and t-octyl phenol are safer alternatives for melting point determinations. A safer alternative for enthalpy of fusion experiments might be acetamide. Acetamide is now available already melted in a Pyrex® test tube, Flinn Catalog No. A0269. This ready-to-us package is reusable and will save both teacher and student time.
Flinn Catalog/Reference Manual Page 74
Flinn Middle School Catalog/Reference Manual Page 42
para-Dichlorobenzene, 2 kg