Analytes - methylene chloride

methylene chloride: CAS No. 75-09-2, C8H10, molecular weight 84.93, boiling point 39.8°C, density 1.33gm/mL, vapor pressure 435mm Hg at 25°C, non flammable, autoignition temperature 556°C, slightly water soluble is a colorless liquid used as a solvent in paint removers, for cellulose acetate; degreasing and cleaning fluids; as solvent in food processing and pharmaceutical manufacturing. It is most frequently measured in water, air and soil to comply with environmental regulations. Due to its volatility, it is most often measured using GC/FID, ECD, ELCD and GC/MS methods specified by regulatory agencies like the U.S. EPA.