Tribromoethanol is an organobromine compound. It can be used as a laboratory chemical or used as an anaesthetic. It is used to anesthetise laboratory animals, particularly rodents, before surgery. As a solution in tert-amyl alcohol, it has the brand name Avertin.The tert-amyl alcohol acts as a weak hypnotic, in addition to improving the solubility of the tribromoethanol. Administered intravenously, tribromoethanol (Avertin) causes rapid and deep anesthesia followed by rapid and full postoperative recovery in small mammals.
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Laboratory reagents and chemicals
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