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Bromotrifluoromethane, also known by the trade name Halon 1301, is a colorless, odorless, and non-toxic gas which extinguishes a fire by chemically reacting with the combustion process. It is now known to be environmentally damaging, particularly toward the Earth's protective ozone layer.

 

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