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 colourless, readily hydrolysable liquid with a pungent odour, used as an acetylating agent in organic synthesis.
A gas or volatile liquid (boiling point 12°C) with a sweet odour, used (especially formerly) as a refrigerant and in making tetraethyl lead.
Iron(iii) chloride, a red or (when hydrated) yellow solid with Lewis acid properties, used in solution to promote the clumping of particles in sewage treatment, and as an etchant for copper.
A gas, CH3Cl, which is liquid below 12°C and is used as a refrigerant; also called chloromethane.
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 solid which fumes in moist air and reacts violently with water, and is widely used as a catalyst, especially to promote alkylation or acylation by the Friedel-Crafts reaction.
= aluminium chloride.
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 colourless deliquescent substance, MgCl2, which occurs in various mineral deposits, and is used as a source of metallic magnesium and in cement-making.
A chloride of manganese, especially manganese(ii) chloride (manganous chloride), a pink, deliquescent crystalline solid, MnCl2, which is used as a catalyst, disinfectant, and feed additive, and in dyeing.
A toxic white crystalline compound, used as a fungicide and antiseptic
Another term for calomel.
The organic solvent dichloromethane, CH2Cl2.
A reactive orange-yellow gas with oxidizing properties, ClNO, made by reaction of chlorine and nitric oxide.
Platinum tetrachloride, PtCl4, a red-brown solid obtained by heating platinum with chlorine.
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 or colourless solid, KCl, used as a fertilizer and as a substitute for sodium chloride in the diet.
= phosphorus pentachloride.
Any of a class of resinous polymers of vinylidene chloride in which the repeating unit is the group —CH2CCl2, and which have a wide range of applications, especially as impact- and chemical-resistant films and fibres; abbreviated PVDC.
A white crystalline substance that gives seawater its characteristic taste and is used for seasoning or preserving food
Of or containing aluminium; especially in the names of compounds, as aluminic chloride, aluminic hydrate, etc.
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