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One common chemical plant defense is the release of the foul-tasting substance methyl jasmonate.
The incident took place on July 5th just before 10:00 AM Eastern Standard Time, sending a plume of methyl chloride high into the air.
Eglin officials said on their Twitter account that the explosion happened Wednesday morning at the McKinley Climatic Lab near where methyl chloride was present.
ARS researchers say methyl benzoate has been approved by FDA for use in food and cosmetics, but the Centers for Disease Control reports caution should be exercised to avoid inhalation, eye contamination and skin contact.
In addition, the factory had stopped using a pesticide called methyl bromide, the researchers said.
Citric acid, methyl cellulose and polysorbate 60 also show up in some milks.
Throughout the piece, Kennedy confused and conflated ethyl and methyl mercury.
The outside of the spools are coated in molecules called methyl markers.
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Origin and Etymology of methyl
International Scientific Vocabulary, back-formation from methylene
First Known Use: 1840See Words from the same year
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