alpha-naphthylthiourea

α-naph·thyl·thi·o·u·re·a (ANTU),

(naf'thil-thī'ō-yū-rē'ă),
A derivative of thiourea; a highly toxic antithyroid agent, especially to small mammals, causing pulmonary edema, fatty degeneration of the liver, and low body temperature; used as a rat poison.
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[8] Department of Health and Senior Services, Hazardous Substance Fact Sheet Alpha-Naphthylthiourea, Department of Health and Senior Services, Trenton, NJ, USA, 2001.