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chromyl chloride[′krō·məl ′klȯr‚īd]
CrO2Cl2 A dark-red, toxic, fuming liquid that boils at 116°C; reacts with water to form chromic acid; used to make dyes and chromium complexes. Also known as chlorochromic anhydride; chromium oxychloride.
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