ß-chloropropionitrile

β-chloropropionitrile

[¦bād·ə ‚klȯr·ō¦prō·pē·ō′nī‚trəl]
(organic chemistry)
ClCH2CH2CN A liquid with an acrid odor; miscible with various organic solvents such as ethanol, ether, and acetone; used in polymer synthesis and in the synthesis of pharmaceuticals.
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