Can Chloroform Be Used as an Anesthesia?

Antique bottles of chloroform

Chloroform is a sweet-smelling, colorless organic compound with the chemical formula CHCl3 and IUPAC name Trichloromethane. This dense liquid has C3 symmetry and tetrahedral molecular geometry.  Chloroform is nonflammable and has a slightly sweet taste. It is a highly volatile liquid, and for this reason, chloroform has been widely used for its … Read more