Phosgene (Cl2CO) is a poisonous gas used as a chemical weapon during World War I. It is a potential agent for chemical terrorism today. Draw the Lewis structure of phosgene. Include all three resonance forms by alternating the double bond among the three terminal atoms. Which resonance structure is the best?
Solution 96E Step 1 of In order to write Phosgene we have to put C in the middle and Cl and O atoms all around, like indicated below