tetrachloroethane

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tet·ra·chlo·ro·eth·ane

(tet'ră-klō'rō-eth'ān),
Acetylene tetrachloride; a nonflammable solvent for fats, oils, waxes, resins, etc.; used in the manufacture of paint and varnish removers, photographic films, lacquers, and insecticides. Its toxicity exceeds that of chloroform and carbon tetrachloride, and produces narcosis, liver damage, kidney damage, and gastroenteritis.
Synonym(s): cellon

tetrachloroethane

[-klôr′ō·eth′ān]
a potentially toxic solvent with a sweet, chloroform-like odor. It is used to dissolve fats, waxes, oils, and resins and in the manufacture of paints, varnishes, and rust removers. Symptoms of overexposure include nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, finger tremors, skin disorders, and liver damage.

tetrachloroethane

has had some usage as an anthelmintic and has a similar activity as carbon tetrachloride with less, but still significant risk of toxicity.
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