Chloroform, or trichloromethane, is an organic compound with formula CHCl3.
An organochloride, organochlorine compound, chlorocarbon, or chlorinated hydrocarbon is an organic compound containing at least one covalently bonded atom of chlorine that has an effect on the chemical behavior of the molecule.
A solvent (from the Latin solvō, "loosen, untie, solve") is a substance that dissolves a solute (a chemically distinct liquid, solid or gas), resulting in a solution.
Varnish is a transparent, hard, protective finish or film that is primarily used in wood finishing but also for other materials.
A wood stain consists of colourants dissolved and/or suspended in a 'vehicle' or solvent.
1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane is a chlorinated derivative of ethane.