carbon tetrachloride

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(tĕt″ră-klō′rīd )

SYMB: CCl4. A clear, colorless liquid, not flammable, with an odor like that of chloroform. Although having narcotic and anesthetic properties resembling chloroform, it is too toxic to be suitable as an anesthetic or for any medical use. Inhalation of a small quantity can produce death due to the toxic damage to the liver and kidney.

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