methyl bromide

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meth·yl bro·mide

Used in ionization chambers; for degreasing wool; extracting oils from nuts, seeds, flowers; used as a fumigant insecticide for mills, warehouses, vaults, ships, freight cars; also as a soil fumigant.
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methyl bromide

An insecticide and rodenticide, which is a volatile fumigant three times denser than air and absorbed through skin, producing narcosis, pulmonary oedema, renal tubule damage, jacksonian convulsions, CNS depression, and peripheral neuropathy; permanent neurologic sequelae may follow prolonged exposure.
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methyl bromide

Toxicology An insecticide and rodenticide, which is a volatile fumigant 3-fold denser than air and absorbed through skin, producing narcosis, pulmonary edema, renal tubule damage, jacksonian convulsions, CNS depression, peripheral neuropathy; permanent neurologic sequelae may follow prolonged exposure
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