tetrachlorobenzene


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tetrachlorobenzene

[¦te·trə¦klȯr·ə′ben‚zēn]
(organic chemistry)
C6H2Cl4 Water-insoluble, combustible white crystals that appear in two forms: 1,2,3,4-tetrachlorobenzene which melts at 47°C and is used in chemical synthesis and in dielectric fluids; and 1,2,4,5-tetrachlorobenzene which melts at 138°C and is used to make herbicides, defoliants, and electrical insulation.
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In this process, chlorine atoms were replaced one by one various intermediates such as pentachlorobenzene, tetrachlorobenzene, and trichlorobenzene occurred.
In the process, chlorine atoms were replaced one by one and various intermediates such as pentachlorobenzene, trichlorobenzene, tetrachlorobenzene were detected, and the tetrachlorobenzene was obtained when zinc and stainless steel were utilized as the cathode.
No more than four ion ranges for the tetrachlorobenzene experiments or more than two ion ranges for the anabolic agents were isolated.