dichloropentane

dichloropentane

[dī¦klȯr·ō′pen‚tān]
(organic chemistry)
C5H10Cl2 Mixed dichloro derivatives of normal pentane and isopentane; clear, light-yellow liquid used as solvent, paint and varnish remover, insecticide, and soil fumigant.
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Ethylbenzene (EB), 1,5 dichloropentane (DCP), isobutylacetate (IBA), and ethylacetate (EA) were used as low molecular weight analogues of PS, PVC, PMMA, and PVAc, respectively.