sodium fluoroacetate

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sodium fluoroacetate

(ˌflʊərəʊˈæsɪˌteɪt)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a white crystalline odourless poisonous compound, used as a rodenticide. Formula: (CH2FCOO)Na

so′dium fluor•o•ac′e•tate

(ˌflʊər oʊˈæs ɪˌteɪt, ˌflɔr oʊ-, ˌfloʊr oʊ-)
n.
a white, amorphous, water-soluble, poisonous powder, C2H2FO2Na, used as a rodenticide. Also called 1080.
[1940–45]
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