Used as a solvent and paint remover. Dichloromethane is a member of the class of chloromethanes that is methane in which two of the hydrogens have been replaced by chlorine.
Methylene chloride is used in various industrial processes, in many different industries including paint stripping, pharmaceutical manufacturing, paint remover manufacturing, and metal cleaning and degreasing.
APPLICATION : ther products containing DCM are used for automotive care, lubrication, lithography, and general cleaning.
Methylene chloride is predominantly used as a solvent for paint stripper, varnish removal, aerosol spray repellent and degreasing. It is an effective solvent because of its highly volatility and stability.