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Any of a group of halocarbon compounds in which the halogen is chlorine.
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(ˌklɔr əˈkɑr bən, ˌkloʊr-)

a chemical compound containing carbon and chlorine, as carbon tetrachloride, or containing carbon, chlorine, and hydrogen, as chloroform.
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I'm still concerned about the long term effects of the chlorocarbon sugar substitute Splenda.
Jones has spent most of his career in catalysis and process development, where his focus has ranged from chlorocarbon chemistry to alkane activation to renewables to methane coupling.
"Diabetes" AND ("Polychlorinated Biphenyls" OR "dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane" OR "DDT" OR "Dichlorodiphenyl Dichloroethylene" OR "Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene" OR "Hexachlorobenzene" OR "PCB" OR "DDE" OR "DDT" OR "HCB" OR "organochlorine Pesticide" OR "organochlorine insecticide" OR "persistent organochlorine Pollutant" OR "organochloride" OR "chlorocarbon" OR "chlorinated hydrocarbon" OR "chlorinated solvent")
James Bowen, MD and researcher, reports that Splenda is a chlorocarbon (a combination of sugar and chlorine).
Do you think the consumer public is so stupid they don't understand that sucralose is a chlorocarbon poison?" Martini is filled with the milk of human kindness, even offering to send her documentation of adverse effects to the company executives and researchers in Braille, since they must obviously be blind--unable to read the evidence about the adverse effects of chlorinated substances like DDT.
Test VOCs and Their Properties Chemical Chemical Molecular Category Name Formula MW Alkane n-Hexane [C.sub.6][H.sub.14] 86.2 Alkane n-Decane [C.sub.10][H.sub.22] 142.3 Aromatic Toluene [C.sub.7][H.sub.8] 92.1 Chlorocarbon Tetrachloroethylene [C.sub.2][Cl.sub.4] 165.8 Ketone 2-Butanone [C.sub.4][H.sub.8]O 72.1 Alcohol Isobutanol [C.sub.4][H.sub.10]O 74.1 Terpene d-Limonene [C.sub.10][H.sub.16] 136.2 VP at Chemical BP 25[dedrees]C ASHRAE Ci Category ([degrees]C) (mm Hg) Std.
The sweetness of Splenda[R] derives from a chlorocarbon chemical that contains three atoms of chlorine in every one of its molecules.
Task 1: hexachlorobenzene and hexachlorobutadiene pollution from chlorocarbon processes.
This system has been shown to replace chloroflourocarbon and chlorocarbon solvents, reducing waste disposal problems and eliminating solvent emissions and worker exposure.