epichlorohydrin

[ ep-i-klawr-uh-hahy-drin, -klohr- ]
/ ˌɛp ɪˌklɔr əˈhaɪ drɪn, -ˌkloʊr- /

noun Chemistry.

a highly volatile liquid with a chloroformlike odor, C3H5ClO: used as a solvent for resins and in the production of epoxy and phenoxy resins.

Origin of epichlorohydrin

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