Carbon Tetrachloride

Chemtex Speciality Ltd manufactures Carbon Tetrachloride or Tetrachloromethane (CCl4) as a common organic solvent that can help with a host of cleaning needs. It is a clear, colourless, non-flammable, heavy liquid that evaporates easily and produces a sweet odour, used as a metal degreaser compound in various applications. It is insoluble in water and also plays a key role in various other beneficial applications. It exhibits non-polar properties.

Heavy engineering industries like iron and steel manufacturers, power plants, oil refineries, automobiles, and textiles have chosen this solvent for removing oil and grease. Metal components get affected by oil and grease during the process of metal components. CCl4 has been used for the production of chlorofluorocarbon which was mainly used in refrigerants, aerosol propellants, solvents, foam blowing agents, etc.

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Tetrachloromethane or Carbon Tetrachloride is a chlorinated solvent with biocidal properties, which has been widely used in industries

  • As a solvent in the rubber industry, the paint industry
  • As a cleansing agent in the dry-cleaning industry
  • As a solvent in the chemical and drug industry
  • As a nonoxidizing agent in fire extinguishers

Carbon tetra chloride as a fire extinguisher, forms a protective layer on the burning objects cutting off oxygen.

Main use of Carbon Tetrachloride is removal of oil, grease, lubricant, fats, wax, or any other impurities from all metal surfaces. It is a non-flammable liquid possessing a characteristic odour that can be detected at low levels. Metal components are easily get affected by oil and grease during the process of metal components. Our formulation helps to wash dirt, and oil grease from metal equipment. It was used in the production of refrigeration fluid and propellants for aerosol cans, as a pesticide, as a cleaning fluid and degreasing agent, in fire extinguishers, and in spot removers.

  • Colourless, Volatile Liquid
  • Fumigant for killing insects
  • Emits toxic fumes including chlorine, hydrogen chloride, etc
  • Effective Degreasing Solvent
  • Excellent work as a cleaning solvent
  • Organic halogen compound

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Properties Typical Value
Form Clear Liquid
Appearance Colourless
Odour Chloroform-like
Assay 99% wt. (Min.)
Solubility Insoluble in water