Halothane, F3CCHBrCl

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  • Halothane, known to chemists as 2-bromo-2-chloro-1,1,1-trifluoroethane and also called fluothane, was first synthesized in 1951 and used in medicine for the first time in 1956. An inhalation anesthetic, it is one of the more commonly used anesthetics today, along with enflurane, isoflurane, sevoflurane, desflurane, and nitrous oxide.