During the substitution reaction the hydrogen atoms of methane are substituted with chlorine atoms, the by-product is hydrogen chloride.
It is produced by treating methane with chlorine gas and used as a solvent.
The first member in the homologous series of alkanes.
Also known as chloroform, used as a solvent in laboratories, earlier as an anaesthetic.
A yellow-green toxic gas with a strong odour, one of the halogens.
The monomer of PVC.
Used in the production of beryllium and as a catalyst.