epichlorohydrin

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noun epi·chlo·ro·hy·drin \ˌe-pi-ˌklȯr-ə-ˈhī-drən\

Definition of epichlorohydrin

  1. :  a volatile liquid toxic epoxide C3H5ClO having a chloroform odor and used especially in making epoxy resins and rubbers

First Known Use of epichlorohydrin

circa 1891


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