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A non‐metallic element, the lightest of the halogens, usually in the form of a yellow, irritating, flammable gas which is one of the 100 most toxic substances known, and is persistent in the environment. Used commercially in the form of sodium fluoride.

Subjects: Chemistry — Environmental Science.

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