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Compound Summary for: CID 6337

Ethyl Chloride

Also known as: Chloroethane; Ethane, chloro-; Chlorene; Anodynon; Chlorethyl; Cloretilo; Dublofix; Chelen; Chloryl
Molecular Formula: C2H5Cl   Molecular Weight: 64.5141   InChIKey: HRYZWHHZPQKTII-UHFFFAOYSA-N
A gas that condenses under slight pressure. Because of its low boiling point ethyl chloride sprayed on skin produces an intense cold by evaporation. Cold blocks nerve conduction. Ethyl chloride has been used in surgery but is primarily used to relieve local pain in sports medicine.   From: MeSH
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