chloroethane


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chloroethane

[‚klȯr·ō′eth‚ān]
(organic chemistry)
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Zehnder, "Reductive dechlorination of 1,2-dichloroethane and chloroethane by cell suspensions of methanogenic bacteria," Biodegradation, vol.
Vinylchloride (highly toxic, flammable, and carcinogenic organochloride, important monomer) and its precursor, 1,2-dichloroethane, as well as naphthalene, chloroethane, and 1,4-dichlorobenzene appearing in source A, suggest local manufacturing of polymer materials, including the polyvinyl chloride (PVC), specialty polymers such as synthetic textile fibers, dyes, and possibly organo-aluminum compounds [1,44].
Ethyl chloride (chloroethane) is a refrigerant used as a topical anesthetic.