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Find azeotropic data for the binary system of chloroform and acetone.

- Here's another example of a CRC Handbook search but with a couple of twists. First, it's a binary mixture of two compounds rather than a single substance. Fortunately, the search method is pretty much the same.
But there's another wrinkle: if you search the trivial name

**chloroform**in this context, you get no hits. If you were to stop here, you'd fail to find the data. This is a perfect example of the problem with searching chemical names. Chloroform, it turns out, is more accurately named**trichloromethane**, which is the name that is used in the CRC's azeotropic data table section. Use that instead (or its formula CHCl3), and you get the hit you need! - Enter the terms in the Search form. Since there are only two boxes, put both chemical names in one connected by AND.
- The resulting table has several lines where trichloromethane is a component in an azeotropic mixture. One of those is with acetone.
- To interpret the table data, you may need to view the PDF version of the entire handbook section, which contains an explanatory introduction and source references.
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