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  • n. any chloride containing five chlorine atoms in each molecule

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  • n. A chloride having five atoms of chlorine in each molecule.


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  • It was during this period that he discovered the iminochlorides by the action of phosphorus pentachloride on the acid amides.

    Otto Wallach - Biography

  • The latter are obtained by the action of chlorosulphonic acid on aromatic hydrocarbons; a simpler method, however, is to treat the dry alkali sulphonates with phosphorus pentachloride --

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  • The chlorides of these compounds are obtained when phosphorus pentachloride is allowed to act upon the acids, and are as a rule crystalline.

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  • The author adds in small portions five parts metanitro-benzaldehyd to nine parts of phosphorus pentachloride, avoiding a great rise of temperature.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 275, April 9, 1881

  • It burns spontaneously in chlorine, forming boron chloride, chloride of iodine, and pentachloride of phosphorus.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 841, February 13, 1892

  • Find the formula weights of the following substances to three significant figures. calcium hydroxide, Ca (OH) 2 = ____ AMU potassium sulfate, K2SO4 = ____AMU phosphorus pentachloride, PCl5 = ___AMU

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  • Phosphorus pentachloride react to form phosphorus trichloride and chlorine, like this: what happens when hydrogen combines with oxygen in presense of electric current? en Español

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  • United Phospherous manufactures chlorine and phosphorous-based industrial chemicals and specialty chemicals like phosphorus pentachloride, phosphorus trichloride, phosphorus oxychloride, HEDP, tri phenyl phosphite, tri phenyl phosphate, ATMP,. .etc.

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