trichloromethyl chloroformate


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trichloromethyl chloroformate

[trī¦klȯr·ō′meth·əl ¦klȯr·ə′fȯr‚māt]
(organic chemistry)
ClCOOCCl3 A toxic, colorless liquid with a boiling point of 127-128°C; soluble in alcohol, ether, and benzene; used in organic synthesis, and as a military poison gas during World War I. Also known as diphosgene.
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