In database:
0-6500 cm-1
3-236 nm
Methyl chloride (CH3Cl)
Molecular weight 50.49 amu
Freezing point -97 C
Boiling point -24.2 C
Dipole moment 1.86 D
HITRAN number: 24

Infrared cross-sections from PNNL
FTIR infrared cross-sections from 600 to 5000 cm-1
Data available at 5 C, 25 C, and 50 C
Spectra is composite of on the order of 10 different pressures,backfilled with nitrogen to 760 T.
Images of PNNL data in cm2/molecule vs. wavenumbers
Images of PNNL data in cm2/molecule vs. microns

Line list from HITRAN 2004
Data from 0 to 3173 cm-1.
Images of HITRAN 2004 data in cm/molecule vs. wavenumbers
Images of HITRAN 2004 data in cm/molecule vs. microns

Line list from HITRAN 2000
Data from 674 to 3173 cm-1.
Images of HITRAN 2000 data in cm/molecule vs. wavenumbers
Images of HITRAN 2000 data in cm/molecule vs. microns

UV cross-sections
Please see The MPI-Mainz UV/VIS Spectral Atlas

Other References
New Measurements and Global Analysis of Chloromethane in the Region from 0 to 1800 cm-1; A. Nikitin et al.; J.Mol.Spec. 221:199-212 (2003).
Figure 1

Infrared and Millimeter-Wave Studies of 13CH3Cl in the ground, 31 and 61 States; M. Litz et al.; J.Mol.Spec. 219:238-247 (2003).

Submillimeter Wave Spectrum of 12CH335Cl in the n6=1 State; L. Margules, F.L. Constantin, and J. Demaison; J.Mol.Spec. 217:149-151 (2003).

The Vacuum UV Photoabsorption Spectrum of Methyl Chloride (CH3Cl) and its Perdeuterated Isotopomer CD3Cl I. A Rydberg Series Analysis; R. Locht et al.; Chem.Phys. 272:259-275 (2001).
The Vacuum UV Photoabsorption Spectrum of Methyl Chloride (CH3Cl) and its Perdeuterated Isotopomer CD3Cl II. A Vibrational Analysis; R. Locht et al.; Chem.Phys. 272:277-292 (2001).
Methyl Chloride n5 Region Lineshape Parameters and Rotational Constants for the n2, n5, and 2 n3 Vibrational Bands; C. Chackerian et al.; J.Mol.Spec. 191:148-157 (1998)

The n6 Band of Methyl Chloride Revisited by Fourier Transform Spectroscopy, J.Mol.Spec. 183:93-98 (1997).

Absolute Line intensities in the n2 Band of 12CH335Cl at 7.5 mm; G. Blanquet et al.; J.Mol.Spec. 170:466-477 (1995)

Notes h2o
n1 2937 cm-1 (a1) CH3 stretch
n2 1355 cm-1 (a1) CH3 deform
n3 732 cm-1 (a1) CCl stretch
n4 3039 cm-1 (e) CH3 stretch
n5 1452 cm-1 (e) CH3 deform
n6 1017 cm-1 (e) CH3 rock



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