What is the name of the compound in which carbon is bound to FOUR chlorine atoms?

1 Answer
Jan 31, 2017

#"Carbon tetrachloride.........."#


This material was widely used as a flame retardant, and sometimes as a fire extinguisher. At one stage it was used as a dry-cleaning fluid. It is a non-polar solvent that has been withdrawn from such use in that it is a carcinogen, and potent liver toxin.