Antimony trichloride | definition of antimony trichloride by Medical dictionary
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a metallic compound that combines with vitamin A to form a blue compound and with β-carotene to form a green one; a method for assay of these substances; also used externally as a caustic.
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The antimony trichloride
and ferrous chloride remain in solution while sulfur particles go in suspension.
First applied to tents and vehicle coverings during World War II, the fireproofing compound antimony trichloride
saved the lives of many American GI's.
Antimony oxide is a very effective flame retardant for vinyl because it works synergistically with chlorine in the resin to form free-radical scavengers of antimony trichlorides