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- n. any chloride containing a single chlorine atom in each molecule
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Wijs 'iodine reagent is made by dissolving 13 grammes iodine in 1 litre of glacial acetic acid and passing chlorine into the solution until the iodine is all converted into iodine monochloride.
Wijs showed that by the employment of a solution of iodine monochloride in glacial acetic acid reliable iodine figures are obtained in a much shorter time, thirty minutes being sufficient, and this method is now in much more general use than the Hübl.
The new direct, sulphur monochloride method was taken up actively and several private firms attempted to develop the small scale manufacture.