Chloroform is a solvent for many substances, including fats, oils, rubber, alkaloids, waxes, gutta-percha, and resins. It has been used as an anesthetic, an insect fumigant, a cleansing agent, and in fire extinguishers (to depress the freezing point of carbon tetrachloride). This compound is usually the major trihalomethane found in chlorinated water.
KeywordsBlood Serum Carbon Tetrachloride Freezing Point Spectrometric Analysis Mass Spectrometric Analysis
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