2-ethylhexyl chloride

2-ethylhexyl chloride

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(organic chemistry)
C4H9CH(C2H5)CH2Cl Colorless liquid; used to synthesize cellulose derivatives, pharmaceuticals, resins, insecticides, and dyestuffs.
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