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Compound Summary for: CID 15938

Paraquat

Also known as: Methyl viologen, Paraquat dichloride, Gramoxone, Pathclear, Methyl viologen dichloride, Crisquat, Dexuron, Gramixel
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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