chlorobromomethane

[ klawr-uh-broh-muh-meth-eyn, klohr- ]
/ ˌklɔr əˌbroʊ məˈmɛθ eɪn, ˌkloʊr- /

noun

a clear, colorless, volatile, nonflammable liquid, CH2ClBr, used chiefly as an extinguishing agent in fire extinguishers and as a solvent in organic synthesis.

Origin of chlorobromomethane

Also called bromochloromethane.
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