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Chemical Economics Handbook

Chlorinated Methanes

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary8
Summary9
Salient statistics9
Methyl chloride9
Methylene chloride11
Chloroform12
Carbon tetrachloride14
Consumption15
Methyl chloride15
Methylene chloride16
Chloroform17
Carbon tetrachloride18
Price18
Trade19
Methyl chloride19
Methylene chloride20
Chloroform21
Carbon tetrachloride21
Introduction23
Methyl chloride24
Methylene chloride24
Chloroform25
Carbon tetrachloride25
Manufacturing processes27
Methanol hydrochlorination27
Thermal chlorination of methane27
Oxychlorination of methane28
Carbon tetrachloride by chlorination of C1-C3 hydrocarbons28
Carbon tetrachloride by chlorination of carbon disulfide29
Methanolysis of chloromethylsilanes29
Environmental issues30
Methyl chloride32
Methylene chloride32
Chloroform34
Carbon tetrachloride34
Reclamation and reuse34
Supply and demand by region35
United States35
Producing companies35
Salient statistics36
Methyl chloride36
Methylene chloride37
Chloroform37
Carbon tetrachloride38
Consumption38
Methyl chloride39
Chlorosilanes in silicone production39
Cellulose ethers40
Quaternary ammonium compounds40
Agriculture40
Halogenated butyl rubber40
Other41
Methylene chloride41
Adhesives42
Paint removers42
Fluorocarbons43
Chemical processing44
Pharmaceuticals44
Metal cleaning44
Aerosols45
Foam blowing45
Other45
Chloroform46
Carbon tetrachloride47
Trade48
Canada48
Consumption48
Methyl chloride49
Methylene chloride49
Chloroform49
Carbon tetrachloride49
Trade49
Mexico49
Producing companies49
Consumption49
Methyl chloride50
Methylene chloride50
Chloroform50
Carbon tetrachloride50
Trade50
South America51
Producing companies51
Salient statistics51
Methyl chloride51
Methylene chloride51
Chloroform52
Carbon tetrachloride53
Consumption53
Trade54
Methyl chloride54
Methylene chloride54
Chloroform55
Carbon tetrachloride55
Western Europe55
Producing companies55
Salient statistics57
Methyl chloride57
Methylene chloride58
Chloroform58
Carbon tetrachloride59
Consumption59
Methyl chloride60
Methyl chlorosilanes for silicone production60
Cellulose ethers60
Quaternary ammonium chlorides60
Agriculture61
Halogenated butyl rubber61
Methylene chloride61
Solvents61
Paint stripping62
Fluorocarbons62
Metal degreasing62
Aerosols62
Chloroform63
Carbon tetrachloride63
Trade64
Methyl chloride65
Methylene chloride66
Chloroform67
Carbon tetrachloride67
Central Europe68
Producing companies68
Salient statistics69
Methylene chloride69
Chloroform69
Carbon tetrachloride70
Consumption70
Methyl chloride70
Methylene chloride71
Chloroform71
Carbon tetrachloride71
Trade71
Methyl chloride71
Methylene chloride72
Chloroform72
Carbon tetrachloride73
CIS and Baltic States73
Producing companies73
Salient statistics74
Methyl chloride74
Methylene chloride75
Chloroform75
Carbon tetrachloride76
Consumption76
Methyl chloride77
Methylene chloride77
Chloroform77
Carbon tetrachloride77
Trade78
Methyl chloride78
Methylene chloride78
Chloroform79
Carbon tetrachloride79
Middle East and Africa80
Producing companies80
Salient statistics80
Methyl chloride80
Methylene chloride80
Chloroform81
Carbon tetrachloride81
Consumption81
Middle East81
Africa82
Trade83
Methyl chloride83
Methylene chloride84
Chloroform85
Carbon tetrachloride86
Indian Subcontinent86
Producing companies86
Salient statistics87
Methyl chloride87
Methylene chloride88
Chloroform88
Carbon tetrachloride89
Consumption89
Methyl chloride89
Methylene chloride90
Chloroform91
Carbon tetrachloride91
Trade92
Methyl chloride92
Methylene chloride92
Chloroform93
Carbon tetrachloride94
Northeast Asia94
Overview94
Producing companies94
Salient statistics96
Methyl chloride96
Methylene chloride97
Chloroform98
Carbon tetrachloride98
Consumption99
Methyl chloride99
Chlorosilanes in silicone production 100
Cellulose ethers 100
Quaternary ammonium compounds 100
Agriculture 100
Halogenated butyl rubber 101
Other 101
Methylene chloride 101
Chloroform 101
Carbon tetrachloride 102
Trade 103
Methyl chloride 103
Methylene chloride 103
Chloroform 104
Carbon tetrachloride 105
China 105
Producing companies 105
Salient statistics 106
Methyl chloride 106
Methylene chloride 106
Chloroform 107
Carbon tetrachloride 107
Consumption 108
Methyl chloride 108
Methylene chloride 109
Chloroform 109
Carbon tetrachloride 109
Trade 110
Japan 110
Producing companies 110
Salient statistics 110
Methyl chloride 110
Methylene chloride 111
Chloroform 111
Carbon tetrachloride 112
Consumption 112
Methyl chloride 112
Methylene chloride 113
Chloroform 114
Carbon tetrachloride 114
Trade 115
South Korea 115
Producing companies 115
Salient statistics 115
Methyl chloride 115
Methylene chloride 115
Chloroform 116
Carbon tetrachloride 116
Consumption 116
Trade 117
Taiwan 117
Producing companies 117
Salient statistics 117
Methyl chloride 117
Methylene chloride 118
Chloroform 118
Carbon tetrachloride 119
Consumption 119
Trade 120
Southeast Asia 120
Producing companies 120
Salient statistics 120
Methyl chloride 120
Methylene chloride 121
Chloroform and carbon tetrachloride 121
Consumption 122
Methyl chloride 122
Methylene chloride 123
Chloroform 124
Carbon tetrachloride 124
Trade 124
Methyl chloride 124
Methylene chloride 125
Chloroform 125
Carbon tetrachloride 126
Bibliography 127

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