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- n. Any salt of fluoroacetic acid.
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Another example is fluoroacetate (commonly known as Compound 1080, a rodent pesticide) which inhibits a cellular enzyme of intermediary metabolism.
As it turns out, Congressman Mike Rogers, the Republican incumbent whom Segall is challenging, has taken money from Charles Wigley, owner of the Tull Chemical Company, the only U.S. manufacturer of the deadly toxin sodium fluoroacetate, commonly known as Compound 1080.
In this case, warning signs, detailing that sodium fluoroacetate (1080) had been used in the area, were erected at the Mikonui-Totara operational site.
Sodium fluoroacetate, also known as Compound 1080, is the another deadly poison used to kill wildlife by this federal agency.
The Oregonian, the current possum count is around 60 million and, since there are no possum predators in New Zealand, the government manages overpopulation by using aerial drops of sodium fluoroacetate, which kills more slowly and can harm dogs, deer and other wildlife.