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1,2-dichloroethane

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Conformational analysis of 1,2-dichloroethane, 1,2-dibromoethane

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1,2 dichloroethane

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1,1-dichloroethane

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Lightboard: Conformation Analysis: 1,1-dichloroethane

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C2H2Cl2 Lewis Structure: How to Draw the Lewis Structure for C2H2Cl2.

The chemical compound 1,2-dichloroethane commonly known as ethylene dichloride (EDC), is a chlorinated hydrocarbon. It is a colourless liquid with a chloroform-like odour. The most common use of 1,2-dichloroethane is in the production of vinyl chloride, which is used to make polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pipes, furniture and automobile upholstery, wall coverings, housewares, and automobile parts.1,2-Dichloroethane is also used generally as an intermediate for other organic chemical compounds and as a solvent. It forms azeotropes with many other solvents, including water (b.p. 70.5 °C) and other chlorocarbons.
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