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  1. Manfred Rossberg1,
  2. Wilhelm Lendle1,
  3. Gerhard Pfleiderer1,
  4. Adolf Tögel1,
  5. Theodore R. Torkelson2,
  6. Klaus K. Beutel3

Published Online: 15 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.a06_233.pub3

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Rossberg, M., Lendle, W., Pfleiderer, G., Tögel, A., Torkelson, T. R. and Beutel, K. K. 2011. Chloromethanes. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Hoechst Aktiengesellschaft, Frankfurt/Main, Germany

  2. 2

    Dow Chemical, Midland, Michigan, United States

  3. 3

    Dow Chemical Europe, Horgen, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 OCT 2011

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The article contains sections titled:

2.Physical Properties
3.Chemical Properties
4.1.Theoretical Bases
4.2.Production of Monochloromethane
4.3.Production of Dichloromethane and Trichloromethane
4.4.Production of Tetrachloromethane
5.Quality Specifications
5.1.Purity of the Commercial Products and Their Stabilization
6.Storage, Transport, and Handling
7.Behavior of Chloromethanes in the Environment
7.1.Presence in the Atmosphere
7.2.Presence in Water Sources
8.Uses and Economic Aspects