dinitrotoluene


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dinitrotoluene

/di·ni·tro·tolu·ene/ (-tol´u-ēn) any of three highly toxic, possibly carcinogenic isomers used in organic synthesis and the manufacture of dyes and explosives.
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Deterrents may be a penetrating type such as Herkote[R], dibutyl phthalate, dinitrotoluene, ethyl centralite, methyl centralite, or dioctyl phthalate; or an inhibitor type such as Vinsol[R] resin.
Having on hand some 10 or 11 tons of dinitrotoluene, he determined to trinitrate it.
Burlage and his colleagues at Oak Ridge have engineered several strains of the bacterium Pseudomonas putida to glow with visible or fluorescent light when they scavenge TNT and dinitrotoluene, a related chemical (SN: 11/9/96, p.
Our goal was to determine the patient's potential exposure to chemicals known to affect male fertility, namely, dibromochloropropane (DBCP), lead, boron, cadmium, carbaryl, kepone, methyl mercury, toluene, toluenediamine, and dinitrotoluene.