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An effective soil fumigant, insecticide, and nematocide. In humans, it causes severe burning of skin and irritation of the eyes and respiratory tract. Prolonged inhalation may cause liver necrosis. It is also used in gasoline. Members of this group have caused liver and lung cancers in rodents. According to the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP 85-002, 1985), 1,2-dibromoethane may reasonably be anticipated to be a carcinogen. Source: National Library of Medicine, MeSH 2006

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Part Display Name
Ethylene dibromide
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Tag Language Translation
zh-CN Chinese (China) 二溴化乙烯
Synonyms: EDB;二溴化乙二醇;二溴甲烷
fr-CA French (Canada) Dibromure d'éthylène
et-EE Estonian (Estonia) Etüleendibromiid
es-ES Spanish (Spain) Dibromuro de etileno
it-IT Italian (Italy) Etilene dibromide
tr-TR Turkish (Turkey) Etilen dibromür
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) Этилен бромид
Synonyms: Этиленбромид;Бромэтан
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) ethyleendibromide
fr-BE French (Belgium) Dibromure d'éthylène