FACTOID # 19: Cheap sloppy joes: Looking for reduced-price lunches for schoolchildren? Head for Oklahoma!
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
RELATED ARTICLES
People who viewed "Halocarbons" also viewed:
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Halocarbons

In organic chemistry, a halocarbon is a compound containing carbon and one or more halogens. Usually halocarbons also contain hydrogen. A halocarbon is also known as a halogenated derivative or halogenated organic compound. Examples of halocarbons are perfluorocarbons, hydrofluorocarbons, chloroform, paradichlorobenzene, bromoform, n-propyl bromide (1-bromopropane), iodoform, methyl iodide (iodomethane), and many other compounds. Many of these species are of industraial importance and are used as solvents, fire retardants, drugs, disinfectants, pesticides, and many other things.


See also


  Results from FactBites:
 
Encyclopedia: Halocarbon (396 words)
Halocarbon compounds are chemicals in which one or more carbon atoms are linked by covalent bonds with one or more halogen atoms: fluorine, chlorine, bromine or iodine.
The aims of this project were therefore to contribute to the knowledge of the occurrence, distribution and dynamics of biogenic halogenated gases in seawater, and to test the hypothesis that the ocean is a source of the light alkyl nitrates.
Halocarbons that contain chlorine (CFCs and HCFCs) and bromine (halons) cause ozone depletion, and their emissions are controlled under the Montreal Protocol and its Adjustment and Amendments.
IC Knowledge - Glossary - H (852 words)
Halocarbon 14 does not have a formally established TLV but 1,000ppm is recommended.
Halocarbon 14 is used as an etch gas.
Halocarbon 23 does not have a formally established TLV but 1,000ppm is recommended.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m