carbonyl bromide

carbonyl bromide

[′kär·bə‚nil ′brō‚mīd]
(organic chemistry)
COBr2 A poisonous liquid boiling at 187.83°C; may be used by the military as a toxic suffocant.
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Under the conditions of ablation, it is likely that hydrogen bromide, carbonyl bromide and tribromoacetic acid--all of them very nasty for operators, equipment and the environment--will be emitted.