Vinyl chloride (chloroethylene) (C₂H₃Cl)
The monomer of PVC.
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Colourless, toxic liquid with a sweet odour.
Chloromethane can be prepared by heating a mixture of methane and chlorine.
It is produced by treating methane with chlorine gas and used as a solvent.
The first member in the homologous series of 1-alkenes.
Also known as chloroform, used as a solvent in laboratories, earlier as an anaesthetic.
The second member in the homologous series of straight-chain alkanes.
Polymerised ethylene is known as polyethylene, a type of plastic.
Colourless, odourless gas, the monomer of teflon.
A yellow-green toxic gas with a strong odour, one of the halogens.