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bromoformA yellowish to colourless liquid with a pleasant odour and sweet taste, produced by action of bromine and caustic potash on wood spirit, alcohol or acetone; it is functionally similar to chloroform in effects. It is currently used as a solvent and flame retardant.
Mucocutaneous and upper respiratory tract irritation, hepatotoxic, CNS toxicity.
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