Dichloromethane: properties and incident management

Information about dichloromethane for use in responding to chemical incidents.


Dichloromethane: incident management

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These documents provide information on the health effects of exposure and how to respond to a chemical incident.

Dichloromethane is also known as methylene chloride and DCM.

Published 1 July 2014
Last updated 8 December 2021 + show all updates
  1. Replaced the incident management document with the updated version.

  2. Added general information.

  3. Updated incident management document.

  4. Updated incident management guidance.

  5. First published.