sulfuryl chloride

noun

: a pungent corrosive liquid SO2Cl2 obtained usually by direct union of sulfur dioxide and chlorine by means of catalysts and used chiefly as a chlorinating and sulfonating agent since it dissociates when heated or in the presence of catalysts

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“Sulfuryl chloride.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sulfuryl%20chloride. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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