allyl isothiocyanate

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allyl isothiocyanate (uncountable)

  1. (organic chemistry) A pungent compound, C3H5NCS, obtained from the seeds of black mustard, Brassica nigra or prepared synthetically; sometimes known as mustard oil; it is mildly toxic and is used as an animal repellent, etc.

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