trichloroethane

An industrial solvent with pronounced inhalation anesthetic activity. SYN: methylchloroform.

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tri·chlo·ro·eth·ane -'eth-.ān n either of two nonflammable irritating liquid isomeric compounds C2H3Cl3:
a) or 1,1,1-trichloroethane 'wən-'wən-'wən- the isomer CH3CCl3 that is the parent compound of various insecticides (as DDT) called also methyl chloroform
b) or 1,1,2-trichloroethane -'tü- the isomer CH2ClCHCl2 that is used chiefly as a solvent

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