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  • adj. Describing any compound or radical in which every hydrogen atom has been replaced by fluorine


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  • New labels on the covers explain the other treatments performed, with phrases like "nonaqueously alkalized" and "magnesium oxide particles in a perfluoro compound."

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  • The MBTA study involved the release of common, harmless tracer gases used for indoor and outdoor air testing (sulfur hexafluoride and perfluoro-carbon); an inert particle tracer tagged with a biologically inert, non-toxic organic dye used in medical imaging applications; and, a common chemical often used as a brightening agent in laundry detergents and paper manufacturing.

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