methyl chloroformate

[klawr-uh-fawr-mit, -meyt, klohr-]

noun Chemistry.

a colorless liquid, C2H3ClO2, used chiefly in organic synthesis.

Origin of methyl chloroformate

Also called methyl chlorocarbonate.
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