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An industrial solvent with pronounced inhalation anesthetic activity.
Synonym(s): methylchloroform
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However, for medical applications and other specialized industrial uses, it may be necessary or more efficient to retain a solvent-based system and select an alternative to Freon or methyl chloroform solvent.
This approach is based on the assumption that the OH reaction is the only one removing methyl chloroform from the atmosphere.
Designed to tougher European standards, the closed-top vapor degreasing equipment from Durr Industries is said to reduce solvent emissions by up to 99% when using chlorinated solvents such as methyl chloroform, trichloroethylene, perchloroethylene, and methylene chloride.
At the meeting, countries also showed support for setting limits on other harmful chlorine-containing chemicals, such as methyl chloroform and carbon tetrachloride, says Eileen B.
completing a phaseout of CFCs and a freeze on methyl chloroform, both of which add to global warming and destroy stratospheric ozone.
But they also discovered that the annual rates of increase for all of the measured gases, which also include methane, nitrous oxide, methyl chloroform and carbon tetrachloride, have slowed in the last five years.
The other ODS that have already been phased out in the country include chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) 11, 12, 113, 114, halon 1301 and 1211, carbon tetrachloride and methyl chloroforms.
Substances that have been phased out as of January 1, 2010 -- mostly ahead of target schedule -- are chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), halons, carbon tetrachlorides (CTCs), methyl chloroforms (MCs), non-quarantine and pre-shipment methyl bromides (MBs).