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carbon tetrachloride

División en sílabas: car·bon tet·ra·chlo·ride
Pronunciación: /ˌkärbən ˌtetrəˈklôrīd

Definición de carbon tetrachloride en inglés:


A colorless toxic volatile liquid used as a solvent, especially for fats and oils.
Example sentences
  • Specific petrochemicals implicated in one study included benzene, toluene, styrene, hexane, carbon tetrachloride, chloroform, methanol, and vinyl chloride.
  • Greenpeace found that perc breaks down into the toxic byproducts phosgene, vinyl chloride, carbon tetrachloride and trichloroacetic acid.
  • Do not clean with window cleaning fluids or strong solvents such as gasoline, denatured alcohol, carbon tetrachloride, or acetone.

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