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chlor·o·pic·rin

(klōr'ō-pik'rin),
A toxic lung irritant and lacrimatory gas; also causes vomiting, colic, and diarrhea, and is therefore called vomiting gas.
Synonym(s): nitrochloroform

chloropicrin

(klôr′ə-pĭk′rĭn)
n.
An oily colorless liquid, CCl3NO2, that causes skin, lung, and mucous membrane irritation and is used in tear gas and in dyestuffs, disinfectants, insecticides, and soil fumigants. Also called nitrochloroform.

chloropicrin

a disinfectant for use on cereal grains. Can cause intense lacrimation if inhaled. Taken orally it causes vomiting, colic and diarrhea. Called also trichloronitromethane.