ethylene dichloride

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eth′ylene dichlo′ride


n.
a colorless, heavy, oily, toxic liquid, C2H4Cl2, having a chloroformlike odor: used in the synthesis of vinyl chloride and as a solvent for fats, waxes, resins, etc. Also called eth′ylene chlo′ride.
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EDC, also known as 1,2-dichloroethane, is a clear, colorless liquid with a pleasant odor and sweet taste.
Scientists also know DCA by its chemical name, 1,2-dichloroethane.
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Iron particles have already been trialled for the treatment of contaminated groundwater at Port Botany in Sydney where a large iron particle barrier has been installed to destroy chlorinated solvents including 1,2-dichloroethane and tetrachloroethylene.
Huperzine A was dissolved in 1,2-dichloroethane, chromatographed on a YMCBasic C18 column, and detected at 308 nm.
4-diisocyanate, 1,2-dichloroethane, ammonium nitrate) of previous projects (refs.
In samples from the foundry C landfill, a trace of 1, 1, 1-trichloroethane was found in one sample from well 1 and traces of 1,2-dichloroethane and trichloroethane were found in one sample each from well 2A.