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Compound Summary for: CID 992

Pentachlorophenol

Also known as: Chlorophen; Lauxtol; Pentachlorophenate; Phenol, pentachloro-; Dowicide 7; Permite; 2,3,4,5,6-Pentachlorophenol; 87-86-5
Molecular Formula: C6HCl5O   Molecular Weight: 266.33654   InChIKey: IZUPBVBPLAPZRR-UHFFFAOYSA-N
An insecticide and herbicide that has also been used as a wood preservative. Pentachlorphenol is a widespread environmental pollutant. Both chronic and acute pentachlorophenol poisoning are medical concerns. The range of its biological actions is still being actively explored, but it is clearly a potent enzyme inhibitor and has been used as such as an experimental tool.   From: MeSH
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