sulfur dichloride


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sulfur dichloride

[′səl·fər dī′klȯr‚īd]
(inorganic chemistry)
SCl2 A red-brown liquid boiling (when heated rapidly) at 60°C, decomposes in water; used to make insecticides, for rubber vulcanization, and as a chemical intermediate and a solvent. Also known as sulfur bichloride.
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Chlorobenzene came into existence in 1851 and at present is produced by benzene chlorination in the existence of catalyst, acids such as sulfur dichloride, ferric chloride and anhydrous aluminium chloride.
It had been hoped to use chlorosulfonic acid for item (f), and sulfur dichloride or monochloride for (g).