chloroacetonitrile

chloroacetonitrile

[¦klȯr·ō‚as·ə·′tän·ə·trəl]
(organic chemistry)
ClCH2CN A colorless liquid with a pungent odor; soluble in hydrocarbons and alcohols; used as a fumigant.
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Chloroacetonitrile (CAN) induces glutathione depletion and 8-hydroxylation of guanine bases in rat gastric mucosa.
Several chloroacetonitrile compounds have been shown to increase the rate of resorption, to reduce fetal body weight and survival (Smith et al.