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Related to methyl chloride: methylene chloride
A refrigerant with anesthetic properties when inhaled; it hydrolyzes to methanol.
Synonym(s): methyl chloride
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An explosive gas, CH3Cl, used in organic synthesis and polymerization, as a refrigerant, and an anesthetic.
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