sodium fluoroacetate

sodium fluoroacetate

[floor-oh-as-i-teyt, flawr-oh-, flohr-oh-]
noun Chemistry.
a white, amorphous, water-soluble, poisonous powder, C 2 H 2 FO 2 Na, used as a rodenticide.
Also called 1080.


Origin:
1940–45; fluoro- + acetate

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sodium fluoroacetate (ˌflʊərəʊˈæsɪˌteɪt)
 
n
a white crystalline odourless poisonous compound, used as a rodenticide. Formula: (CH2FCOO)Na

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