Entry from US English dictionary
A chemical compound that contains carbon and chlorine or carbon, chlorine, and hydrogen.
- About 0.03 to 0.2% of the electrons generated by ammonia oxidation were used for chlorocarbon degradation.
- The high solvency of chlorocarbons damages the human nervous system and many other body systems including genetics and the immune function.
- The article described sucralose as a chlorocarbon and claimed it to be toxic.
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