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Chemistry. a highly toxic, flammable, colorless liquid, CH3NCO, used as an intermediate in the manufacture of pesticides: in 1984, the accidental release of a cloud of this gas in Bhopal, India, killed more than 1700 people and injured over 200,000.

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