trichloromethane


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trichloromethane:

see chloroformchloroform
or trichloromethane
, CHCl3, volatile, colorless, nonflammable liquid that has a sweetish taste and a somewhat pungent odor; it boils at 61.7°C;. It dissolves freely in ethanol and ether but does not mix with water.
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trichloromethane

[trī¦klȯr·ō′meth‚ān]
(organic chemistry)
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The mercury solution after contacting with the dithizone was dissolved in the trichloromethane and was transferred to a cuvette of the spectrophotometric measurements.
Trichloromethyl phythalimido disulfide was prepared by the reaction of potassium phthalimide with trichloromethane thiosulfenyl chloride as shown in Scheme 3.
After complete conversion, the reaction mixture is diluted with water and the product is extracted twice with trichloromethane. The combined extracts are dried,filtered and evaporated.
It is well known that trichloromethane can react with alkalis and give addition products to double bonds present in oils [8].
This will eventually ban the use of trichloromethane (trike), a widely used component cleaner that, in recent years, has been proved dangerous for operator health and safety.
([dagger]) Also called nitrochloroform, and trichloromethane, and trichloronitromethane.
The items are alachlore, benzene, chlorfenvinphos, dichloromethane, 1,2-dichloromethane, diuron, isoproturon, nickel, simazine and trichloromethane.--The other amendments are unlikely to have any real legal impact as they refer mainly to preambles, MEPs are notably anxious to recall the European Union's international obligations in this context (the OSPAR Convention and other international agreements).
At the Fairchild factory, toxic solvents used in chip production (including trichloromethane and dichloroethylene) gradually seeped into drinking water supplies from an underground storage tank, and within a few years there were obvious cancer clusters in the neighborhood, and residents were experiencing three times the normal rate of miscarriages and birth defects.
Four of the 10 possible THMs regulated as total THMs are trichloromethane (chloroform), tribromomethane (bromoform), bromodichloromethane and bromochloromethane.
By tempering their calculations with data collected on trichloromethane, a gas emitted only in urban environments, the researchers estimate that the urban release of methane is about 30 to 60 megatons per year.
Cryo-fractured and etched (using trichloromethane) surfaces of specimens were observed for the morphological structure by scanning electron microscope (SEM) (Zeiss Sigma 500 FE-SEM instrument) using a voltage of 5 kV.