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Ethylene Dichloride
C2H4Cl2
Most commercial ethylene dichloride is 97-99% pure and contains about 0.1% wt% of alkylamines to inhibit decomposition.
Production of vinyl chloride, solvent, scavenging component, storage fumigant.
1,1-Dichloroethane; 1,2-ethanedithiol; ethylenediamine; polyethylenepolyamine; polysulfide rubber; trichloroethylene; vinyl chloride.
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  • Ethylene + chlorine (chlorination)
  • Ethylene + hydrogen chloride, anhydrous + oxygen (gas phase oxychlorination)
  • Acetylene + hydrogen chloride, anhydrous (addition)
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Ethylene Dichloride (a.k.a. EDC, 1,2-Dichloroethane, DCE) is the most produced chlorinated hydrocarbon by a wide margin. It is a colorless liquid with an odor that resembles chloroform. It is mainly used to produce vinyl chloride monomer (VCM), starting material to produce polyvinyl chloride (PVC), one of the main plastic polymers.
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Volume-weighted average transaction prices presented, reflect the average values practiced, including contract and spot transactions in the locations specified.
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Chart Description. This chart presents Ethylene Dichloride prices in several countries, as follows:

  • United States: volume-weighted average export price, FOB
  • Germany: volume-weighted average export price, FOB
  • China: volume-weighted average import price, CIF
  • Thailand: volume-weighted average import price, CIF

Volume-weighted average transaction prices presented, reflect the average values practiced, including contract and spot transactions in the locations specified.

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About Ethylene Dichloride. Ethylene Dichloride (a.k.a. EDC, 1,2-Dichloroethane, DCE) is the most produced chlorinated hydrocarbon by a wide margin. It is a colorless liquid with an odor that resembles chloroform. It is mainly used to produce vinyl chloride monomer (VCM), starting material to produce polyvinyl chloride (PVC), one of the main plastic polymers.

Chemical Formula. C2H4Cl2

Commercial Grades. Most commercial ethylene dichloride is 97-99% pure and contains about 0.1% wt% of alkylamines to inhibit decomposition.

Uses. Production of vinyl chloride, solvent, scavenging component, storage fumigant.

Raw Materials & Production Processes.

  • Ethylene + chlorine (chlorination)
  • Ethylene + hydrogen chloride, anhydrous + oxygen (gas phase oxychlorination)
  • Acetylene + hydrogen chloride, anhydrous (addition)

To know more about Ethylene Dichloride production processes, click here.

Derivatives. 1,1-Dichloroethane; 1,2-ethanedithiol; ethylenediamine; polyethylenepolyamine; polysulfide rubber; trichloroethylene; vinyl chloride.

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