phenarsazine chloride


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phenarsazine chloride

[fə′när·sə‚zēn ′klȯr‚īd]
(organic chemistry)
C12H9 AsClN A yellow, crystalline compound obtained as a precipitate from carbon tetrachloride solutions; it sublimes readily, and is slightly soluble in xylene, benzene, and carbon tetrachloride; used as a war gas. Also known as adamsite.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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