methyl chloroform


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methyl chloroform

[′meth·əl ′klȯr·ə‚fȯrm]
(organic chemistry)
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As I mentioned earlier, Dow, along with other producers and users, are working to address this situation by eliminating CFCs and emissive uses of methyl chloroform.
For short term applications, these solvents may be useful, but there are no materials available that are totally interchangeable with Freon and methyl chloroform.
Fortunately, users of |Genklene' or other brands of methyl chloroform, says ICI Cleaning Technology, can quickly convert to "Triklone' for vapour cleaning applications with the minimum amount of fuss.
7) Under the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990, the de minimis exception in respect of certain imported taxable products is not available with respect to methyl chloroform.
Ending production of methyl chloroform, a dry-cleaning agent, by 1996, nine years early
It has been known for some time that pre-treatment chemicals such as methyl chloroform, which is widely used for metal cleaning, have a damaging effect on the ozone layer and, in some cases, their use will be prohibited with corresponding implications for companies with paint shops.
A company, including its divisions, branches, or facilities that achieves a total use reduction of methyl chloroform (MCF) and/or CFC-113 used as solvents in its manufacturing processes of 95% or more over its 1990 use is exempted from the labeling requirement for its products manufactured with MCF and/or CFC-113.
The recent trend by suppliers to describe 1,1,1 trichloroethane as methyl chloroform has been an attempt to simplify the issue.