allyl isothiocyanate

allyl isothiocyanate
allyl iso·thio·cy·a·nate -.ī-sō-.thī-ə-'sī-ə-.nāt, -nət n a colorless pungent irritating liquid ester C4H5NS that is the chief constituent of mustard oil used in medicine and is used as a flavoring agent and as a medical counterirritant called also allyl mustard oil

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[USP] a volatile oil derived from sinigrin, which is found in the seeds of black mustard and horseradish; used as a counterirritant in ointments and plasters, in the preparation of flavors, and in the manufacture of war gas. It can cause fatal gastroenteritis in animals consuming the plants.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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