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Administrative data

Endpoint:
appearance / physical state / colour
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: data from handbook or collection of data

Data source

Referenceopen allclose all

Reference Type:
review article or handbook
Title:
The Merck Index - An Encyclopedia of Chemicals, Drugs, and Biologicals.
Author:
Budavari, S. (ed.).
Year:
1996
Bibliographic source:
Whitehouse Station, NJ: Merck and Co., Inc., p. 1033
Reference Type:
secondary source
Title:
METHYL CHLORIDE CASRN: 74-87-3
Author:
Hazardous Substances Data Bank
Year:
2009
Bibliographic source:
Hazardous Substances Databank Number: 883

Materials and methods

Principles of method if other than guideline:
on the basis of public available peer reviewed source
GLP compliance:
not specified

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
Chloromethane
EC Number:
200-817-4
EC Name:
Chloromethane
Cas Number:
74-87-3
Molecular formula:
CH3Cl
IUPAC Name:
chloromethane
Details on test material:
Analytical purity: no data

Results and discussion

Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:
gaseous
Form / colour / odour
Colour:
colourless
Substance type:
organic

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Executive summary:

At room temperature chloromethane is a colourless gas;

Merck Index, 1996