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  1. Reductive dechlorination

    In organochlorine chemistry, reductive dechlorination describes any chemical reaction which cleaves the covalent bond between carbon and chlorine via reductants, to release chloride ions. Many modalities have been implemented, depending on the application. Reductive dechlorination is often applied to remediation of chlorinated pesticides or dry cleaning solvents. It is also used occasionally in the synthesis of organic compounds, e.g. as pharmaceuticals.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reductive dechlorination in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reductive dechlorination in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2


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