methyl isocyanate


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methyl isocyanate

n.
A toxic flammable colorless liquid, C2H3NO, used in the manufacture of carbamate pesticides.

meth′yl isocy′anate


n.
a highly toxic, flammable, colorless liquid, CH3NCO, used in the manufacture of pesticides.
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In December 1984, inhabitants of Bhopal, in Madhya Pradesh, woke up to a lethal air poisoned with methyl isocyanate, which leaked from a nearby pesticide plant.
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Methyl isocyanate gas escaped when a valve in the plant's underground storage tank broke under pressure.
Verma lost both his parents and five siblings on the night of December 3, 1984, when 27 tons of methyl isocyanate and other poisonous gases leaked out from the Union Carbide pesticide plant in Bhopal, the capital of Madhya Pradesh state.