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


(Elements & Compounds) a colourless crystalline insoluble compound with a camphor-like odour: used in pyrotechnics and explosives. Formula: C2Cl6
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(ˌhɛk səˌklɔr oʊˈɛθ eɪn, -ˌkloʊr-)

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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After getting homogeneous liquid phase, the melt was degassed by using hexachloroethane degasser.
Taking hexachloroethane as the target pollutant, the reductive reactivity of iron shavings and bimetallic iron shavings was investigated in batch experiments, as well as the detailed entire reaction kinetics, reaction products, and pathways.
After complete melting and degassing using a solid dry (hexachloroethane) degasser and argon gas was purged to prevent hydrogen entrapment during melt processing, the alloy was allowed to cool to the semisolid temperature of 601[degrees]C which was determined using a K-type thermocouple temperature; the solid/liquid fraction was about 0.30 (according to the Scheil equation).