Trans-1,2-dichloroethylene (alias of E-12-Dichloroethene)

CAS RN:156-60-5

Reactivities / Incompatibilities

May release explosive chloroacetylene by the contact with copper or copper alloys. /1,2-Dichloroethylene/

Reacts with strong oxidizers. /1,2-Dichloroethylene/

Violent reaction with difluoromethylene dihypofluorite. Forms shock-sensitive explosive mixtures with dinitrogen tetraoxide. Reaction with solid caustic alkalies or their concentrated solns produces chloracetylene gas, that ignites spontaneously in air. Reacts violently with /dinitrogen oxide, potassium hydroxide, sodium, sodium hydroxide/. ... Can react vigorously with oxidizing materials.

Strong oxidizers, strong alkalis, potassium hydroxide, copper [Note: Usually contains inhibitors to prevent polymerization]. /1,2-Dichloroethylene/

Addition of a hot liquid to the cold solvent caused sudden emission of sufficient vapor to cause a flame to flash back 12 m from a fire. Although the bulk of the solvent did not ignite, various items of paper and wood in the room were ignited by the transient flame. /1,2-Dichloroethylene/

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