ethylene dibromide


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eth·yl·ene di·bro·mide

(eth'il-ēn dī-brō'mīd),
Compound used in antiknock gasolines. Severe skin irritant; may cause blistering. Inhalation causes delayed pulmonary lesions. Prolonged exposure may also result in liver and kidney injury. May be a human carcinogen.

ethylene dibromide (EDB)

a volatile liquid used as an insecticide and gasoline additive. Because it has been found to be a cause of cancer in animals, the Environmental Protection Agency has restricted the use of EDB to control insect pests in grains and fruits intended for human use.

eth·yl·ene di·bro·mide

(eth'il-ēn dī-brō'mīd)
Compound used in antiknock gasolines. Severe skin irritant; may cause blistering. Inhalation causes delayed pulmonary lesions. Prolonged exposure may also result in liver and kidney injury. May be a human carcinogen.
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Ethylene dibromide (EDB), the toxic chemical banned last year from most agricultural uses (SN: 3/10/84, p.
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02 Ethyl chloride -- -- -- -- Ethylene dibromide 3,650 0.