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Dichloromethane (Methylene Chloride)

Dichloromethane, also known as methylene chloride, is a colorless organic compound with the formula CH2Cl2. It is a volatile, polar solvent commonly used in various industrial applications, such as paint stripping, metal cleaning, and as a solvent in the production of pharmaceuticals and fine chemicals. It has a sweet aroma and is classified as a hazardous substance due to its potential health and environmental hazards.

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