chloroacetone

chloroacetone

[klȯr′as·ə‚tōn]
(organic chemistry)
CH3COCH2Cl Pungent, colorless liquid used as military tear gas and in organic synthesis.
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Derivatisation using chloroacetone," Chromatographia, vol.
The resulting reaction mixture was cooled in ice bath, and then chloroacetone (18.5 mL, 0.2 mol) was added with continued stirring for 15 min.
The resulting reaction mixture was cooled in ice bath, and then chloroacetone (18.5 mL, 0.2 mol) was added with continued stirring for 15 min; then cooling bath was subsequently removed and the mixture was stirred for further 30 min.
Lachrymators (tear-producing agents) like chloroacetone (CA), xylyl bromide (white cross), and chloroacetophenone (CN), along with vomiting agents diphenylaminearsine (DM and adamsite) and chlorpicrin (PS) were used in hand grenades, mortar rounds, and artillery shells.