a compound of chlorine with another element or group, especially a salt of the anion Cl- or an organic compound with chlorine bonded to an alkyl group
a white insoluble powder that darkens on exposure to light, owing to the production of metallic silver. It is used in making photographic emulsions and papers
a colorless crystalline compound occurring naturally in seawater and halite; common salt
a colorless toxic gas used in the production of polyvinyl chloride and other commercially important polymers
a white crystalline salt used chiefly in dry cells, as a mordant, and as soldering flux
a white crystalline salt used to de-ice roads and as a drying agent
another term for phosgene.
a toxic white crystalline compound, used as a fungicide and antiseptic
another term for calomel.
a tough, chemically resistant synthetic resin made by polymerizing vinyl chloride and used for a wide variety of products including pipes, flooring, and sheeting
a white crystalline substance that gives seawater its characteristic taste and is used for seasoning or preserving food
a colorless poisonous gas made by the reaction of chlorine and carbon monoxide. It was used as a poison gas, notably in World War I