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Colourless, toxic liquid with a sweet odour.
carbon tetrachloride, tetrachloromethane, alkyl halide, halogen containing organic compound, substitution reaction, nonpolar, solvent, organic chemistry, chemistry
During the substitution reaction the hydrogen atoms of methane are substituted with chlorine atoms, the by-product is hydrogen chloride.
It is produced by treating methane with chlorine gas and used as a solvent.
The first member in the homologous series of alkanes.
Also known as chloroform, used as a solvent in laboratories, earlier as an anaesthetic.
A yellow-green toxic gas with a strong odour, one of the halogens.
The monomer of PVC.
Used in the production of beryllium and as a catalyst.