SOME USEFUL POLYHALOGEN COMPOUNDS:-

1.  Dichloromethane: (CH2Cl2)

Uses:-

a.      It is widely used as solvent or paint
b.      It is used as cleaning and finishing solvent

2.  Trichloro methane [chloroform] (CHCl3):-

It is slowly oxidized by air in light to form extremely poisionous gas

 

Uses:-

a.      It is used as solvent for Resins, Rubbers, Oils and Fats.
b.      It is used in production of from refrigerant, R – 22

3. Tetrachloromethane:- CCl4:-

Used:-

a.      It is used in manufacture of refrigerants
b.      It is used as a feed stock in synthes of chlorofluoro carbon

4.   P, P1 – DichlorodiphenylTrichloro ethane (DDT):-

 

Uses:-

a.      It is used as insecticide to kill mosqnitoes and crop protector.

b.      It is used insecticide in the agriculture for Sugarcane and Foddercrops.

 

 

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