In organic compound terms the difference between chloromethane and chloroethane
is that chloromethane
is any chlorinated derivative of methane, but especially CH3
Cl (methyl chloride) once used as a refrigerant while chloroethane
is the halogenated hydrocarbon CH3
Cl, one used as an anesthetic; it has many industrial applications.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(organic compound) Any chlorinated derivative of methane, but especially CH3Cl (methyl chloride) once used as a refrigerant
(organic compound) The halogenated hydrocarbon CH3-CH2Cl, one used as an anesthetic; it has many industrial applications
* ethyl chloride