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naphthalene

 [naf´thah-lēn]
a hydrocarbon from coal tar oil, used as a moth repellent, fungicide, and preservative; it is toxic by ingestion, inhalation, and ingestion.

naph·tha·lene

(naf'thă-lēn),
A carcinogenic and toxic hydrocarbon obtained from coal tar; used for many syntheses in industry and in some moth repellents; naphthalene can cause an attack of hemolytic anemia in people with a deficiency of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase.
Synonym(s): naphthalin, tar camphor

naphthalene

Toxicology A crystal formed from 2 benzene rings, used for mothballs and insecticide Toxicity Headache, N&V, hematuria; if severe or prolonged exposure, cataracts, convulsions, hepatocellular necrosis and marked hemolysis, especially in Pts with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency

naphthalene

a hydrocarbon from coal tar oil; used as an antiseptic.

chlorinated naphthalene
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Easing FDI norms in the construction sector is also positively influencing demand for naphthalene and PCE based admixtures in India.
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In this present paper it is thus proposed to model the variation of porosity by using Naphthalene as a porogen.
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Citing information from the European Union's Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Dangerous Products (RAPEX), the Ecowaste Coalition said that Bulgaria recently withdrew from the market naphthalene balls imported from the Philippines.
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On this day May 17, 1950: A large fire among 600 bags of naphthalene at the ICI works on Leeds Road sent plumes of thick black smoke into the air which could be seen for miles.
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4 diisocyanate (TDI), triethylamine or naphthalene.
OBJECTIVE: We developed a strategy to investigate individual differences in single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) as genetic markers associated with naphthyl--keratin adduct (NKA) levels measured in the skin of workers exposed to naphthalene.