What Is the Boiling Point of Dichloromethane?


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The boiling point of dichloromethane is 103.3 degrees Fahrenheit. The compound has a molecular formula of CH2Cl2 and is an organic solvent that is widely used in organic chemistry.

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Dichloromethane is a colorless and volatile liquid at room temperature. It is miscible in many organic solvents and therefore is widely used as an organic solvent. The compound is highly polar as well and dissolves any polar compounds. Dichloromethane can be found naturally on Earth in the ocean, in wetlands and in volcanoes. It can also be produced by treating chloromethane or methane with large concentrations of chlorine at very high temperatures.

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