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Carbon disulphide

a colourless slightly soluble volatile flammable poisonous liquid commonly having a disagreeable odour due to the presence of impurities: used as an organic solvent and in the manufacture of rayon and carbon tetrachloride. Formula: CS2 Also called (not in technical usage) carbon bisulphide
Historical Examples

carbon disulphide forms with triethyl-phosphin a compound which crystallises in red scales.
Poisons: Their Effects and Detection Alexander Wynter Blyth

The sulphur of the galena falls to the bottom of the bath, and may be separated from the gangue by solution in carbon disulphide.
Scientific American Supplement, No. 433, April 19, 1884 Various

It no longer takes fire easily, neither does it dissolve in carbon disulphide.
An Elementary Study of Chemistry William McPherson

The addition of the carbon disulphide may be made either before or after the cold pressing of the stearic acid.
Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley

After the solution was boneblacked, the yellow precipitate was recrystallized from carbon disulphide.
Synthesis of 2-methyl-4-selenoquinazolone, 2-phenylbenzoselenazole, and its derivatives Y-Gwan Chen

This is a familiar fact in the case of the solubility in carbon disulphide.
The Phase Rule and Its Applications Alexander Findlay

In the preparation of carbon disulphide an electrical furnace is employed, such as is represented in Fig. 45.
An Elementary Study of Chemistry William McPherson

It may also occur as the amorphous non-poisonous variety, a red opaque infusible substance, insoluble in carbon disulphide.
Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology W. G. Aitchison Robertson

It is readily soluble in carbon disulphide, forming a yellow solution.
An Elementary Study of Chemistry William McPherson

It is soluble in volatile oils, carbon disulphide, and ether, and to some extent in alcohol.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 7 Various


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