What does chloroform smell like?

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Per the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, pure chloroform has a pungent smell that is very similar to that of ether. Because inhaling chloroform can quickly render a person unconscious, it is important to be able to recognize the odor.

Chloroform is generated as a by-product of chlorine naturally, so it can occur by itself in bodies of treated water, such as public pools or city water sources. Low-level exposure is possible through touch or ingestion, while high-level exposure occurs most frequently through inhalation. The side effects of exposure can include cancer, reproductive defects and damaged organ systems, among others.

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Sickly sweet.
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Chloroform smells fairly sweet in small quantities, but rather rotten in large
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Chloroform is volatile, it's molecules evaporate and are released into the air, allowing you to smell it. Table salt has stronger bonds and will not evaporate.
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I have a scene where my MC stuffs Chroloform into a pluggable Glade Air Wick air freshener and puts it in a closed room to trap a baddie. Oil-based perfumes apparently mask the odor
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