chloropicrin chloropicrin


  • (n) a heavy colorless insoluble liquid compound that causes tears and vomiting; used as a pesticide and as tear gas


  1. Carbon tetrachloride, ethylene dichloride and chloropicrin are withheld from insecticide manufacturers for the benefit of war materials.
  2. There were the later bar rages of phosgene, chloropicrin, and particularly, of mustard gas.


  • Pesticide use debated by growers, workers

    The California Department of Pesticide Regulation wants to increase regulations on the use of the pesticide chloropicrin, commonly used as a fumigant in strawberry production.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Adobe Press

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