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Chlorinated Methanes

Chemical Economics Handbook

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary10
Summary12
Salient statistics13
Methyl chloride13
Methylene chloride14
Chloroform16
Carbon tetrachloride17
Consumption18
Methyl chloride19
Methylene chloride20
Chloroform21
Carbon tetrachloride21
Price22
Trade23
Methyl chloride23
Methylene chloride24
Chloroform25
Carbon tetrachloride26
Introduction28
Methyl chloride29
Methylene chloride30
Chloroform30
Carbon tetrachloride30
Manufacturing processes32
Methanol hydrochlorination32
Thermal chlorination of methane32
Oxychlorination of methane33
Carbon tetrachloride by chlorination of C1-C3 hydrocarbons33
Carbon tetrachloride by chlorination of carbon disulfide34
Methanolysis of chloromethylsilanes34
Environmental issues35
Methyl chloride38
Methylene chloride38
Chloroform40
Carbon tetrachloride40
Reclamation and reuse40
Supply and demand by region42
United States42
Producing companies42
Salient statistics43
Methyl chloride43
Methylene chloride44
Chloroform45
Carbon tetrachloride45
Consumption46
Methyl chloride47
Chlorosilanes in silicone production47
Cellulose ethers48
Quaternary ammonium compounds48
Agriculture48
Halogenated butyl rubber49
Other49
Methylene chloride49
Adhesives51
Paint removers51
Fluorocarbons52
Chemical processing53
Pharmaceuticals53
Metal cleaning53
Aerosols54
Foam blowing54
Other55
Chloroform55
Carbon tetrachloride56
Trade57
Canada58
Consumption58
Methyl chloride59
Methylene chloride59
Chloroform59
Carbon tetrachloride59
Trade59
Mexico59
Producing companies59
Consumption59
Methyl chloride60
Methylene chloride60
Chloroform61
Carbon tetrachloride61
Trade61
South America61
Producing companies61
Salient statistics61
Methyl chloride61
Methylene chloride62
Chloroform63
Carbon tetrachloride63
Consumption63
Trade65
Methyl chloride65
Methylene chloride65
Chloroform66
Carbon tetrachloride66
Western Europe66
Producing companies66
Salient statistics68
Methyl chloride68
Methylene chloride69
Chloroform70
Carbon tetrachloride70
Consumption71
Methyl chloride71
Methyl chlorosilanes for silicone production72
Cellulose ethers72
Quaternary ammonium chlorides72
Agriculture73
Halogenated butyl rubber73
Methylene chloride73
Solvents74
Paint stripping74
Fluorocarbons74
Metal degreasing75
Aerosols75
Chloroform75
Carbon tetrachloride76
Trade76
Methyl chloride77
Methylene chloride78
Chloroform79
Carbon tetrachloride80
Central Europe80
Producing companies80
Salient statistics81
Methylene chloride81
Chloroform82
Carbon tetrachloride82
Consumption82
Methyl chloride83
Methylene chloride83
Chloroform84
Carbon tetrachloride84
Trade84
Methyl chloride84
Methylene chloride84
Chloroform85
Carbon tetrachloride86
CIS and Baltic States86
Producing companies86
Salient statistics87
Methyl chloride87
Methylene chloride88
Chloroform89
Carbon tetrachloride89
Consumption90
Methyl chloride91
Methylene chloride91
Chloroform91
Carbon tetrachloride92
Trade92
Methyl chloride92
Methylene chloride93
Chloroform93
Carbon tetrachloride94
Middle East and Africa94
Producing companies94
Salient statistics94
Methyl chloride95
Methylene chloride95
Chloroform96
Carbon tetrachloride96
Consumption96
Middle East96
Africa98
Trade99
Methyl chloride99
Methylene chloride99
Chloroform101
Carbon tetrachloride101
Indian Subcontinent101
Producing companies101
Salient statistics103
Methyl chloride103
Methylene chloride103
Chloroform104
Carbon tetrachloride105
Consumption106
Methyl chloride106
Methylene chloride107
Chloroform108
Carbon tetrachloride108
Trade109
Methyl chloride109
Methylene chloride110
Chloroform111
Carbon tetrachloride111
Northeast Asia112
Overview112
Producing companies112
Salient statistics114
Methyl chloride114
Methylene chloride115
Chloroform116
Carbon tetrachloride116
Consumption117
Methyl chloride118
Chlorosilanes in silicone production 119
Cellulose ethers 119
Quaternary ammonium compounds 119
Agriculture 119
Halogenated butyl rubber 119
Other 119
Methylene chloride 119
Chloroform 120
Carbon tetrachloride 121
Trade 122
Methyl chloride 122
Methylene chloride 122
Chloroform 123
Carbon tetrachloride 124
China 125
Producing companies 125
Salient statistics 126
Methyl chloride 126
Methylene chloride 127
Chloroform 127
Carbon tetrachloride 128
Consumption 128
Methyl chloride 129
Methylene chloride 130
Chloroform 130
Carbon tetrachloride 131
Trade 132
Japan 133
Producing companies 133
Salient statistics 133
Methyl chloride 133
Methylene chloride 133
Chloroform 134
Carbon tetrachloride 135
Consumption 135
Methyl chloride 136
Methylene chloride 137
Chloroform 138
Carbon tetrachloride 139
Trade 140
South Korea 140
Producing companies 140
Salient statistics 140
Methyl chloride 140
Methylene chloride 141
Chloroform 141
Carbon tetrachloride 142
Consumption 142
Trade 142
Taiwan 143
Producing companies 143
Salient statistics 143
Methyl chloride 143
Methylene chloride 143
Chloroform 144
Carbon tetrachloride 145
Consumption 145
Trade 145
Southeast Asia 145
Producing companies 145
Salient statistics 146
Methyl chloride 146
Methylene chloride 147
Chloroform and carbon tetrachloride 148
Consumption 148
Methyl chloride 149
Methylene chloride 150
Chloroform 150
Carbon tetrachloride 151
Trade 151
Methyl chloride 151
Methylene chloride 152
Chloroform 153
Carbon tetrachloride 153
Additional resources 154
Revisions 156
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