cyanogen chloride

noun
a colorless, volatile, poisonous liquid, CNCl, used chiefly in the synthesis of compounds containing the cyano group.
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Chlorination of water contaminated with cyanide produces the compound cyanogen chloride.
During water chlorination, cyanogen chloride may be produced at low levels.
Cyanides were released from complexes by ultraviolet digestion and reacted with chloramine-T to produce cyanogen chloride.
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