Phosphorus trichloride facts for kids
Phosphorus trichloride is a chemical compound. It is a molecular compound made up of phosphorus covalently bonded to three chlorine atoms. The phosphorus is considered to be in a 3+ oxidation state and each chlorine is considered to be in a 1- oxidation state. The chemical formula is PCl3.
It is used to make organic compounds. It is also used to make other phosphorus compounds.
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