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halazone

[hal-uh-zohn] /ˈhæl əˌzoʊn/
noun
1.
a white crystalline powder, C 7 H 5 Cl 2 NO 4 S, having a strong chlorinelike odor, used to disinfect water.
Origin of halazone
hal- + az- + -one
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  • This acid, on chlorination at low temperatures, yields p-sulphondichloraminobenzoic acid (halazone).

    Chlorination of Water Joseph Race
  • halazone is a white crystalline solid, sparingly soluble in water and chloroform, and insoluble in petroleum.

    Chlorination of Water Joseph Race

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