CCl4 cannot be used as______

CCl4 cannot be used as an insecticide.

What are the uses of CCl4?

Carbon tetrachloride was first prepared in 1839. German-born French scientist Henri Victor Regnault discovered it during his work with ether/chlorine reactions.

  • Carbon tetrachloride is used for dry cleaning, degreasing metals, fumigating, manufacturing refrigerants and aerosol propellants.
  • It is also used in fire extinguishers.
  • It is used as a component in the manufacture of lava lamps.
  • In NMR spectroscopy.
  • CCl4 acts as a solvent that is actually used for the smooth conduct of the reaction.

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