What is 1,2,3-Trichloropropane?

Posted by Scott / Max Water on 7/25/2018 to Blog Articles

1,2,3-Trichloropropane (also known as 1,2,3 TCP, Allyl Trichloride, Glycerol Trichlorohydrin, Glycerin Trichlorohydrin, or Trichlorohydrin) is a man-made chemical compound created by Dow and Shell Chemical Companies. 1,2,3 TCP is a colourless or light straw coloured liquid with a strong chloroform odor. It is used as an industrial solvent used in many manufacturing sectors as a de-greaser, cleaning agent and varnish remover. 1,2,3 TCP is also used in the production epoxy resin and can produced as a by-product in manufacturing of other chemicals.

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