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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In test animals Splenda produced swollen livers, (as do all chlorocarbon poisons) and also calcified the kidneys of test animals.
The new chlorocarbon, known as HCC-1230xa, is designed to enable the efficient production of the next generation refrigerant, HFO-1234yf, that has low global warming potential (GWP) and zero ozone depletion potential (ODP).
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Total quantity or scope: The University of East Anglia is looking to purchase a versatile field-deployable GC-Time-of-Flight mass spectrometer (GC-ToF-MS) system for ultra-trace environmental air, water and soil analysis of volatile compounds (boiling point range -140 AC to 300 AC) such as halocarbons (including iodocarbons, bromocarbons, chlorocarbons, CFCs), sulphur gases (including dimethyl sulphide and carbonyl sulphide), oxygenated and nitrogenated hydrocarbons (including short-chain alcohols, aldehydes, and ketones, alkyl nitrates, and acetonitrile), persistent organic pollutants, primary, secondary and tertiary amines.
They also noted a potential market for carbon dioxide in dry cleaning, where it could replace harmful chlorocarbons, and as a refrigerant to replace materials more than 1,000 times as potent as greenhouse gases.
Hydrocarbons and chlorocarbons may also be partially oxidized in this zone, resulting in emissions including oxy-PAHs and oxychloro-PAHs (Rubey WA et al.