Viscosity of Chloroform


Chloroform, also called trichloromethane, is an organic compound with the formula CHCl3. It is one of the four chloromethanes. It is a nonflammable, clear, colorless liquid that is denser than water and has a pleasant etherlike odor. It is considered to be hazardous. It is believed to be toxic to the liver and kidneys and may cause liver cancer. Chloroform was once widely used as a solvent, but safety and environmental concerns have reduced this use. Nevertheless, chloroform has remained an important industrial chemical.

Viscosity Table – Measurement data

Temp. [°C] Dyn. Viscosity [mPa.s]
0 0.709
25 0.536
30 0.510
50 0.422
75 0.341
100 0.281

Chloroform - dynamic viscosity over temperature



Kaye & Laby


Reference Kaye & Laby
Kin. vis. no
Dyn. vis. yes
Density no
Multiple temperatures yes
Related Chloroform, trichloromethane, organic compound, chloromethane, liquid, solvent