acrolein(redirected from acrolein poisoning)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
acrolein/acro·le·in/ (ak-ro´le-in) a volatile, highly toxic liquid, produced industrially and also one of the degradation products of cyclophosphamide.
aldehyde of allyl, formed by the destructive distillation of glycerin and during the burning of fat; has a pungent odor.
exposure to fumes causes conjunctivitis, rhinitis, pulmonary edema.