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The chlorinated alkane often used industrially to remove grease is?


Question

The chlorinated alkane often used industrially to remove grease is?

Options

A)
Tetrachloromethane
B)
Chloromethane
C)
Trichloromethane
D)
Dichloromethane

The correct answer is A.

Explanation:

Tetrachloromethane ( carbon tetrachloride) is an effective solvent within the chemical industry and is used to clean machinery and electrical equipment. I.e as a solvent for oils, fats, lacquers, varnishes, rubber waxes, and resins, and as a grain fumigant.

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