1,2-Dichloroethane Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 55

United Nations Environment Programme ; World Health Organization ; International Labour Organisation (1991)

1,2-Dichioroethane is a colourless liquid, with a sweet taste aid a chloroform-like odour. Reportd odour thresholds are 25-450 mg/ni for perception and 162-750 mg/rn for recognition. 1,2-Dichiorethane is a volatile and flammable compound. When dry, it is stable at ordinary temperatures. In the presence of air, moisture, and light, the liquid decomposes slowly.

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