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Glossary of solvents and related terms used in various industries

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1,1,1-Trichloroethane

A chloroalkane. This colourless, sweet-smelling liquid was produced industrially in large quantities for use as a solvent. It is regulated by the Montreal Protocol as an ozone depleting substance and its use is being rapidly phased out.

Other names: methyl chloroform, chlorothene, Solvent 111, Genklene. CAS 71-55-6. Molecular formula C2H3Cl3 or CH3CCl3 Molar mass 133.40 g/mol Appearance Colorless liquid Density 1.32 g/cm3 Melting point -33 °C, 240 K, -27 °F Boiling point 74 °C, 347 K, 165 °F Solubility in water Insoluble in water

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