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Fluoroacetates MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Fluoroacetates
Tree Number(s)
D02.241.081.018.285
D02.455.526.510.286
Unique ID
D005463
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005463
Scope Note
Derivatives of acetic acid with one or more fluorines attached. They are almost odorless, difficult to detect chemically, and very stable. The acid itself, as well as the derivatives that are broken down in the body to the acid, are highly toxic substances, behaving as convulsant poisons with a delayed action. (From Miall's Dictionary of Chemistry, 5th ed)
Registry Number
0
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Fluoroacetates Preferred
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