chloralose


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chloralose

[′klȯr·ə‚lōs]
(organic chemistry)
C8H11O6Cl3 A crystalline compound with a melting point of 178°C; used as a repellent for birds. Also known as glucochloralose.
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Stewart, who runs shooting parties, admitted illegally storing alpha chloralose in his car and Cymag in his unlocked garage.
Chloralose has been used to kill thousands of birds, including golden eagles, kestrels and buzzards, in recent years.
Fiscal depute Dawn Samson told Perth Sheriff Court that chloralose, a white powder, had to be treated with respect.