Ethylene Di Chloride (EDC)
Ethylene dichloride (EDC)is a clear, colourless, oily liquid with a sweet, pleasant chloroform-likeodour. It is highly volatile, toxic, flammable and miscible with chlorinatedhydrocarbons and most organic solvents. It reacts violently with aluminium,alkali metals, alkali amides, ammonia, bases, strong oxidants and attacks manymetals in presence of water
EDC has been used as a solventin the textile, metal cleaning and adhesives industries. Solvent markets tendto be mature due to environmental pressures to reduce emissions and decliningin the case of perchloroethylene.
Ethylene Di Chloride(EDC)