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acrolein

/acro·le·in/ (ak-ro´le-in) a volatile, highly toxic liquid, produced industrially and also one of the degradation products of cyclophosphamide.

acrolein

aldehyde of allyl, formed by the destructive distillation of glycerin and during the burning of fat; has a pungent odor.

acrolein poisoning
exposure to fumes causes conjunctivitis, rhinitis, pulmonary edema.