What is METHYLENE CHLORIDE, or Dichlorumcthane?

, is a colourless, volatile liquid of sp. gr. 12615 and boilingpoint 42 degrees C., soluble in alcohol and ether, used as a local anxsthetic, and prepared by the chlorination of methyl chloride, followed by distillation.

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