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Compound Summary for: CID 6371

Phosgene

Also known as: Carbonic dichloride, Carbonyl dichloride, Carbonyl chloride, Carbon oxychloride, Chloroformyl chloride, Phosgen, Carbon dichloride oxide
Molecular Formula: CCl2O   Molecular Weight: 98.9161   InChIKey: YGYAWVDWMABLBF-UHFFFAOYSA-N
A highly toxic gas that has been used as a chemical warfare agent. It is an insidious poison as it is not irritating immediately, even when fatal concentrations are inhaled. (From The Merck Index, 11th ed, p7304)   From: MeSH
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