Chloroform

Chlor-Alkari and Vinyl Chloride

Generic names Tri-chloromethane, chloroform
Product name Chloroform
Main applications Raw material for Freon gas (HCFC22); raw material for fluoro-resins; extraction solvent for pharmaceutical products and agricultural chemicals
Packing / shipping method 200-liter drums and 30-kilogram cans; tanker truck
Chemical formula CHCl3
Special properties Over 99.9% purity

Product overview

Chloroform is one type of chloromethane, and is produced together with methylene chloride by using chlorine generated from electrolysis.

Special characteristics

  • A colorless, transparent, and volatile heavy liquid
  • Possesses a uniquely sweet odor
  • As a vapor, chloroform has anesthetic properties

For more information:

Tokyo Sales Section 1, Chemicals East Japan Sales Department,
Chemicals Business Division
TEL: +81-3-5207-2511
FAX: +81-3-5207-2574

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