Dichloromethane An organic solvent used in the extraction of biological compounds

Dichloromethane (CAS 75-09-2)

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Synonym: methylene chloride
Application: An organic solvent used in the extraction of biological compounds
CAS Number: 75-09-2
Molecular Weight: 84.93
Molecular Formula: CH2Cl2
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Dichloromethane is a chlorinated hydrocarbon that is used as an organic solvent that has been employed in the extraction of biological compounds.


1. Ramadevi Mani, S. and Lakshmi, B.S. 2010. Am. J. Chin. Med. 38(6): 1143-1159. PMID: 21061467
2. Merck 14,6063

Physical State :
Solubility :
Soluble in water (2.0%), alcohol, ether, and DMF.
Storage :
Store at room temperature
Melting Point :
-97° C
Boiling Point :
39.8-40° C (lit.)
Density :
1.33 g/mL at 25
Refractive Index :
n20D 1.42
IC50 :
Trypanosoma brucei: IC50 = 0.3 µg/ml
For Research Use Only. Not Intended for Diagnostic or Therapeutic Use.
WGK Germany :
Transport :
UN 1593, Class 6.1, Packing group III
PubChem CID :
Merck Index :
14: 6063
MDL Number :
EC Number :
Beilstein Registry :

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Date published: 2019-05-03
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