Synonyms: "tetrachloromethane", "carbona", "tetrasol", "carbon chloride", "perchloromethane", "vermoestricid", "benzinoform", "flukoids"
Source: carbon tetrachloride is found in air, water and soil. It was used in the production of refrigeration fluid and propellants for aerosol cans, as a pesticide, as a cleaning fluid and degreasing agent, in fire extinguishers, and in spot removers. Because of its harmful effects, these uses are now banned and it is only used in some industrial applications.
IUPAC Name: tetrachloromethane
CAS Number: 56-23-5
PubChem ID: 5943
Canonical SMILES: C(Cl)(Cl)(Cl)Cl
Molecular Formula: CCl4
Molecular Weight: 153,823
Number of bond donors: 0
Number of bond acceptors: 0
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 5
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