Chemical Formula

Chloroform, CHCl3, also known as Trichloromethane. CHCl3 is a colorless, sweet-smelling liquid. Chloroform boils at 61 degrees Celsius. It is more soluble in oil; log(oil/water)=2 and only slightly soluble in cold water. Light inactivates the molecule. CHCl3 is reactive with metals but is non-corrosive in the presence of glass.

Safe Usage

Personal Protection: Splash goggles. Lab coat. Vapor respirator. Be sure to use an approved/certified respirator or equivalent. Gloves.

Safe Storage

Keep container tightly closed. Keep container in a cool, well-ventilated area. Sensitive to light. Store in light-resistant containers.