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ALL MOLECULAR GRAPHICS: HALOCARBONS: dichloromethane (methylene chloride)

dichloromethane molecule #1

(above) dichloromethane (CH2Cl2) image #1. This image is 500 x 500 pixels; the original image is 4096 x 4096 pixels.

dichloromethane, CH2Cl2: consists of a centrally placed carbon atom with two chlorine atoms and two hydrogen atom arranged approximately (the bond lengths are diferent) at the points of a tetrahedron around it. Somewhat toxic solvent.

Haloalkanes are formed when a halide atom (Fluorine, Chlorine, Bromine, or Iodine) is bonded to carbon in an alkane. An alkane is a compound made fron carbon and hydrogen (i.e. it is a hydrocarbon) with no multiple bonds (i.e. it is saturated). Examples include methane (CH4) ethane (C2H6), propane (C3H8), and butane (C4H10).

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