chlorohydrocarbon

chlorohydrocarbon

[¦klȯr·ō′hī·drə‚kär·bən]
(organic chemistry)
A carbon- and hydrogen-containing compound with chlorine substituted for some hydrogen in the molecule.
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30 ~PRNewswire~ -- AT&T (NYSE: T) today announced it has developed a new manufacturing technique which will increase plant efficiency and help eliminate emissions of an ozone- depleting chlorohydrocarbon (CHC).
Although the least toxic of the simple chlorohydrocarbons it is not without health risks and may be carcinogenic, as it has been linked to cancer of the lungs, liver and pancreas in laboratory animals.
The effect of chronic exposure to formaldehyde, phenol and organic chlorohydrocarbons on peripheral blood cells and the immune system in humans.
3]), N,N-dimethyl formamide (DMF), N-methyl pyrrolidinone (NMP) and chlorohydrocarbons, which render its solutions castable.
Removal of chlorohydrocarbons is being investigated with the membrane preferentially transporting the minor component, the hydrocarbon, and producing an environmentally-clean retentate.