1,1,1-Trichloroethane

CAS ID#: 71-55-6

Affected Organ Systems: Body Weight, Neurological (Nervous System)

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Chemical Classification: Volatile organic compounds

Summary: 1,1,1-Trichloroethane is a synthetic chemical that does not occur naturally in the environment. It also is known as methylchloroform, methyltrichloromethane, trichloromethylmethane, and trichloromethane. Its registered trade names are chloroethene NU® and Aerothene TT®.

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