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.
NEW YORK -- The Dow Chemical Company and Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) today announced their intent to form a joint venture to manufacture and market a new chlorocarbon solution that is a building block for advanced climate-friendly refrigerants, initially for use in automobile air conditioning systems.
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.