phosphorus trichloride


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phosphorus trichloride

[′fäs·fə·rəs trī′klȯr‚īd]
(inorganic chemistry)
PCl3 A colorless, fuming liquid that decomposes rapidly in moist air and water; soluble in ether, benzene, carbon disulfide, and carbon tetrachloride; boils at 76°C; used as a chlorinating agent, phosphorus solvent, and in saccharin manufacture.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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