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C6H3Cl3 Either of two toxic compounds: 1,2,3-trichlorobenzene forms white crystals, soluble in ether, insoluble in water, boiling at 221°C, and is used as a chemical intermediate; 1,2,4-trichlorobenzene is a combustible, colorless liquid, soluble in most organic solvents and oils, insoluble in water, boiling at 213°C, and is used as a solvent and in dielectric fluids, synthetic transformer oils, lubricants, and insecticides.
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