peroxyacetyl nitrate

per·​oxy·​ace·​tyl nitrate | \pə-ˌräk-sē-ə-ˈsē-tᵊl-; -ˈa-sə-tᵊl-, -ˌtēl-\

Definition of peroxyacetyl nitrate 

: a toxic compound C2H3O5N found especially in smog

First Known Use of peroxyacetyl nitrate

1963, in the meaning defined above

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peroxyacetyl nitrate

per·​oxy·​ace·​tyl nitrate | \pə-ˌräk-sē-ə-ˈsēt-ᵊl-, -ˈas-ət-; -ˈas-ə-ˌtēl- \

Medical Definition of peroxyacetyl nitrate 

: a toxic compound C2H3O5N irritating to the eyes and upper respiratory tract that is formed by the action of sunlight on volatile organic compounds and oxides of nitrogen and is found especially in smog abbreviation PAN

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