sym-tetrachloroethane

sym-tetrachloroethane

[¦sim ¦te·trə¦klȯr·ō′eth‚ān]
(organic chemistry)
CHCl2CHCl2 A colorless, corrosive, toxic liquid with a chloroform scent, soluble in alcohol and ether, slightly soluble in water, boils at 147°C; used as a solvent, metal cleaner, paint remover, and weed killer.
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