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trichloroisocyanuric acid[trī¦klȯr·ō¦i·sō¦sī·ə¦nu̇r·ik ′as·əd]
C3Cl3N3O3 A crystalline substance that releases hypochlorous acid on contact with water; melting point is 246-247°C; soluble in chlorinated and highly polar solvents; used as a chlorinating agent, disinfectant, and industrial deodorant. Also known as symclosene; trichloroiminocyanuric acid.
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