1,1,1-trichloroethane (TCE)

CAS Number
71-55-6
Name
1,1,1-trichloroethane (TCE)
SIN Groups
(Poly)halogenated alkanes
Reason for inclusion on the SIN List
This substance is Persistent, Mobile and Toxic. Detected in natural waters.
Date for inclusion on the SIN List
2019 November
Registration information
Source: 
Intermediate registration
Hazard class and category code(s)
Source: ECHA
Acute Tox. 4
Ozone 1

Chemical information

Synonyms
Alpha-trichloroethane; Chloroethene; Methylchloroform; Methyltrichloromethane
EC number
200-756-3
Hazard statement code(s)
Source: ECHA
H332
H420
(Bio)monitoring data
Has been found in surface water and ground water.
Possible uses
Source: 
1,1,1-Trichloroethane is a solvent used in metal cleaning and as a cutting fluid, in inks, and in paints . It is also used in dyeing, textile processing, as an ingredient in cosmetics and in aerosol products.
Technical function of substances
Source: 
Solvent
71-55-6

Producers

Company Group
Company Name
Westlake Chemical

AXIALL CORPORATION, 1000 Abernathy Road Ne, Atlanta, Fulton, 30328, GA, US, , USA

AXIALL CORPORATION, 1300 Ppg Drive, Westlake, Calcasieu, 70669, LA, US, , USA

AXIALL CORPORATION, 1300 Ppg Drive, Westlake, US, , USA

AXIALL CORPORATION, 1600 Vcm Plant Road, Westlake, Calcasieu Parish, 70669-7539, LA, US, , USA

Source: ECHA