thallium chloride

thallium chloride

[′thal·ē·əm ′klȯr‚īd]
(inorganic chemistry)
TlCl A white, toxic, light-sensitive powder, slightly soluble in water, insoluble in alcohol, melts at 430°C; used as a chlorination catalyst and in medicine and suntan lamps. Also known as thallous chloride.
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