tetrachloromethane


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car·bon tet·ra·chlo·ride

a colorless, mobile liquid having a characteristic ethereal odor resembling that of chloroform; it is used as a cleansing fluid and as a fire extinguisher, and has been used as an anthelmintic, especially against hookworm.
Synonym(s): tetrachloromethane

tetrachloromethane

carbon tetrachloride

A volatile liquid used as a solvent and cleaning agent (dry cleaning), and in fire extinguishers and refrigerants.

Toxicity
Toxic to the CNS, liver and kidneys; may cause coma or death.
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In contrast, larger beads (average size of 16 [micro]m) were formed on electrospun fibers with the addition of tetrachloromethane (Fig.
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The addition reactions of tetrachloromethane and ethyl trichloroacetate with styrene were studied by Adamek and Hajek [3].