Chloroform Synthesis: The Idiots Guide Simple & Fast household item method

By Dr. Dark Breed

Welcome to the easiest and quickest method of synthesizing Chloroform in your own home with completely freely available household items that can be bought at the supermarket, hardware store or pharmacy! NOTICE: Chloroform is highly flammable so NEVER use it around any live fire or high temperature, and store it cold and dark! DISCLAIMER: The author takes NO responsibility of whatever action is done by the reader using any information found here within. For informational purposes ONLY.

THE EQUIPMENT FOR THE SYNTHESIS:

1 – A normal glass 2 – A glass bottle 3 – Small dark bottle with eyedropper 4 – Acetone 99.9% 5 – Digital scale with beaker

In this case. and it will become somewhat warm. meaning a total of 284g Bleach. Now shake the bottle around a bit to stir up the solution and get it mixed so the reaction will start properly. just pretty warm but not so warm that you will not be able to hold the bottle. In this synthesis 2 grams of Acetone will be used. Now measure up 2 grams of Acetone and add to the bottle with the bleach.6 – Bleach 5% Sodium Hypochlorite (Clorox is one brand that can be used) 7– Muriatic Acid 36% THE SYNTHESIS: For each 1 gram of Acetone use 142 grams of Bleach (5% Sodium Hypochlorite). Hypochlorite). A reaction will start. If you have the 10% Sodium Hypochlorite solution of Bleach you just have to half the amount (For each 1 gram of Acetone. 71 grams of Bleach with 10% S. The solution . With these amounts it will not be boiling hot though. and thus 2 times the bleach is needed. it will bubble a bit and give off some gasses. So here is what you do: Measure up what you need with the digital scale. 284g bleach is measured up and then added to the glass bottle.

ABOVE: 1 – The bleach solution as a top layer in the bottle 2 – The Chloroform settled at the bottom of the bottle as a clear solution As you can see. shake the bottle around some more. In some cases it look more like a bunch of very tiny bubbles. Drip in a drop or two of the Muriatic Acid to speed up the process if you have problems getting the acetone to oxidize. so tiny that it may look like white powder as mentioned above. This is okay and the process is still good. as seen on the photo below. After 10 minutes. This is the Chloroform liquid. You will feel that it has become somewhat warmer but still not too hot to worry about. At this point you should notice a clear bubble. Tilt the bottle to the side and hold it still and the Chloroform will gather as a clear liquid bottom layer almost like oil in water. Let it sit for 15 to 30 minutes more. or several smaller bubbles that may be so small that they look like white powder. Then simply let it sit for 10 minutes.will become white as in the picture above. settled at the bottom of the bottle. which is perfect as you now . the bottle used is narrowed in towards the bottom and then wider again.

the Chloroform will sink down into the wider bottom part of the bottle when it is slowly positioned sideways to pour out the upper bleach layer. a top layer of bleach. Let it settle for a moment before continuing. and do not worry if some of the top bleach layer will be left. Pour at as much you can without spilling any Chloroform out. The next step now is to pour the reduced solution over in the glass. stick it down into the bottom of the glass into the Chloroform solution. in fact you should leave a little of this left to avoid spilling out any of the Chloroform. With a bottle as the one above. and start sucking up the Chloroform with the eyedropper. You will notice the same thing as in the bottle. and a clear or bubblish layer of Chloroform at the bottom. ABOVE: 1 – Upper layer of remaining bleach 2 – Bottom layer of Chloroform At this point you just need to take the eyedropper. . See the photo below for an example on how this should look.have to pour out as much of the top layer of bleach you can without pouring out the Chloroform.

if any was present in the first place. but this will be easy to discard as the Chloroform settles in the bottom of the eyedropper as well.A small amount of the bleach solution may come up with it. and all you have to do is drip the Chloroform into the brown glass bottle until only the bleach is left in the eyedropper. ABOVE: 1 – Upper bleach layer 2 – Bottom Chloroform layer . then drip the bleach out of the eyedropper into your sink and discard it. See photo below for example on eyedropper with Chloroform and Bleach layer.

use 10 ml of Isopropyl Alcohol (high grade recommended. add a couple ml (13ml) of Muriatic acid to speed up the process. SOME FINAL NOTES: You can also do a Chloroform synthesis using Isopropyl Alcohol instead of Acetone. and follow same procedures as above with the Acetone. 99%. REMEMBER TO DO ALL OF THIS SYNTHESIS IN A WELL VENTILATED AREA! TOXIC GASSES ARE PRODUCED DURING . but 70% or higher works fine too) for each 500 ml of Bleach (5% Sodium Hypochlorite). Once you are done. As you can see.Continue this extraction process with the eyedropper until you have collected all the Chloroform into your brown glass bottle. you should have something looking like this: Congratulations. but you will have to wait up to 3 hours or so for the Chloroform to have properly formed and settled at the bottom. In this case. That would be in grams 10 grams of Isopropyl Alcohol with 500 grams Bleach. This route takes a bit more time though. you now have relatively pure Chloroform ready. the glass bottle used here already contains a cap with eyedropper which is perfect for this purpose.

THE PROCESS AND THE SUBSTANCES USED ARE ALSO HIGHLY FLAMMABLE SO AVOID ANY LIVE FIRE – DO NOT SMOKE WHILE DOING THIS! – AND AVOID HIGH TEMPERATURES. USE AT YOUR OWN RISK AND RESPONSIBILITY ANY INFORMATION PRESENTED HERE! STUDY AND KNOW EVERY CHEMICAL USED BEFORE EVEN STARTING! DO SOME READING UP AND EDUCATE YOURSELF! Best of Luck and hope this was useful for someone. -Dr Dark Breed .

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