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trichloroethanal


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A liquid aldehyde, CCl3CHO; r.d. 1.51; m.p. –57.5°C; b.p. 97.8°C. It is made by chlorinating ethanal and used in making DDT. See also 2,2,2-trichloroethanediol.

Subjects: Chemistry.


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