trichlorofluoromethane


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trichlorofluoromethane

[trī¦klȯr·ō¦flu̇r·ō′meth‚ān]
(organic chemistry)
CCl3F A toxic, noncombustible, colorless liquid boiling at 24°C; used as a chemical intermediate, solvent, refrigerant, aerosol prepellant, and blowing agent (plastic foams) and in fire extinguishers. Also known as fluorocarbon-11; fluorotrichloromethane.
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