bromotrifluoromethane

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bromotrifluoromethane

[¦brō·mō·trī¦flu̇r·ō′me‚thān]
(organic chemistry)
CBrF3 Fluorine compound that has a molecular weight of 148.93, melting point -180°C, boiling point -59°C; used as a fire-extinguishing agent.
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Assuming full compliance with all of the phase-out requirements to date, the first and second most important actions would be to eliminate both Halon-1211 and Halon-1301 emissions worldwide by the end of this year.
A case in point is Halon-1301, a special form of CFC used in fire suppression and a man-made gas heavier than air that has been banned by the Montreal Protocol.
Under section 4682(a)(2) of the Code, the specific chemicals subject to the excise tax are CFC-11 (trichlorofluoromethane), CFC-12 (dichlorodifluoromethane), CFC-113 (trichlorotrifluoroethane), CFC-114 (1,2-dichloro-1,1,2,2,-tetrafluoroethane), CFC-115 (chloropentaflouroethane), Halon-1211 (bromochlorodifluoromethane), Halon-1301 (bromotrifluoromethane), and Halon-24-2 (dibromotetrafluoroethane).