chlorocarbon

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chlorocarbon

[¦klȯr·ō′kär·bən]
(organic chemistry)
A compound of chlorine and carbon only, such as carbon tetrachloride, CCl4.
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James Bowen, MD and researcher, reports that Splenda is a chlorocarbon (a combination of sugar and chlorine).
This will provide the global market with a high-quality supply of the chlorocarbons necessary to meet the growing demand for next-generation, climate-friendly refrigerants.
However, under pressure to regulate the use of chlorocarbons, 1-BP has been used as a surrogate, which is encouraged by the lack of measures to define the exposure limits.
Waste streams that were tested contained at various times a variety of chlorinated materials, for example, vinyl, mixed plastics, salts (chloride) and chlorocarbons, resulting in chlorine feed concentrations ranging from 0.