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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Hydrocarbons and chlorocarbons may also be partially oxidized in this zone, resulting in emissions including oxy-PAHs and oxychloro-PAHs (Rubey WA et al., unpublished data).
Sanhueza E (2001) Hydrochloric acid from chlorocarbons: A significant global source of background rain acidity.
An upgrade of the ImmEdge Pen, the hydrophobic barrier pen for immunohistochemistry and in situ hybridization, is void of "ozone-depleting" substances (ie, fluorocarbons and chlorocarbons), notes the company.
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.