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gamma-butyrolactone

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  • n. The lactone of 4-hydroxybutyric acid; A colourless liquid used as a solvent or reagent in various industrial uses, as well as a recreational drug. Abbreviated to GBL.

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Examples

  • I also learned that Industrial Solvents, such as "GBL" (gamma-butyrolactone) and "BD"

    Wired Top Stories

  • In the UK, ketamine, an anaesthetic, has been a class-C drug since January 2006, while the solvent GBL, or gamma-butyrolactone, was one of a number of "legal highs" that became class-C drugs last year.

    BBC News | News Front Page | UK Edition

  • Inside was a small container of a substance called gamma-butyrolactone.

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  • Hester Stewart, 21, died after mixing gamma-butyrolactone (GBL) with alcohol.

    ITN Headlines

  • Following her death, Maryon Stewart called for an immediate inquiry into why the drug gamma-butyrolactone (GBL) has not been banned in Britain.

    icBirmingham

  • Ms Balcarras is believed to have taken GBL (gamma-butyrolactone) - a che

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  • It is believed she took gamma-butyrolactone (GBL), a legal drug, also known as liquid ecstasy, that is found in household items like paint stripper.

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