butyl chloride


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butyl chloride

[′byüd·əl ′klȯr‚īd]
(organic chemistry)
C4H9Cl A colorless liquid used as an alkylating agent in organic synthesis, as a solvent, and as an anthelminthic; forms are normal (1-chlorobutane), secondary, and iso or tertiary.
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