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monochloracetic

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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Noting an acid, a colorless crystalline compound, CH2Cl.COOH, prepared by the action of chlorin on acetic acid. It crystallizes in needles or rhombic plates, melts at 62.5–63.5° C. boils at 185–187° C., and attacks the skin: used in the synthesis of indigo.

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