dimercaprol(redirected from antilewisite)
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C3H8OS22,3-Dimercapto-1-propanol, a colorless, water-soluble oily liquid with a mercaptanlike odor; used as an antidote for arsenic, gold, and mercury poisoning. Also known as British antilewisite (BAL).
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