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Fluorine: Hazardous effects from a single atom

Fluorine [floo r-een], commonly misspelled as “flourine”, is a poisonous pale yellow odorous element found in the Halogen Group of elements of the periodic table. Fluorine is one of the most reactive elements known; it reacts violently with water yielding flammable O2 and corrosive and toxic hydrofluoric acid. Periodic Table of Elements: Fluorine Hydrofluoric acid… Read more »