hexachloroethane

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hex·a·chlo·ro·eth·ane

 (hĕk′sə-klôr′ō-ĕth′ān′) also hex·a·chlor·eth·ane (-klôr-ĕth′ān′)
n.
A colorless toxic crystalline compound, C2Cl6, that is used as a camphor substitute and in pyrotechnics, explosives, and veterinary medicine.

hexachloroethane

(ˌhɛksəˌklɔːrəʊˈɛθeɪn) or

hexachlorethane

n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless crystalline insoluble compound with a camphor-like odour: used in pyrotechnics and explosives. Formula: C2Cl6

hex•a•chlo•ro•eth•ane

(ˌhɛk səˌklɔr oʊˈɛθ eɪn, -ˌkloʊr-)

n.
a colorless crystalline compound, C2Cl6, with a camphorlike odor: used in organic synthesis, pyrotechnics, and as a retarding agent in fermentation.
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If hexachlorethane is employed as degassing tablets, a quiescent settling period of usually 15-30 minutes permits particles to separate.