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Compound Summary for: CID 15938


Also known as: Methyl viologen; Paraquat dichloride; Gramoxone; Pathclear; Methyl viologen dichloride; Crisquat; Dexuron; Gramixel; Gramuron
Molecular Formula: C12H14Cl2N2   Molecular Weight: 257.15896   InChIKey: FIKAKWIAUPDISJ-UHFFFAOYSA-L
A poisonous dipyridilium compound used as contact herbicide. Contact with concentrated solutions causes irritation of the skin, cracking and shedding of the nails, and delayed healing of cuts and wounds.   From: MeSH
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