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Chemical Pentachlorophenol

Name Pentachlorophenol
CAS Type 1 Name Phenol, pentachloro-
Equivalent Terms Pentachlorophenate, Sodium | Sodium Pentachlorophenate
CAS Registry Number 87-86-5
Definition 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.
Structure Pentachlorophenol
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MeSH® ID D010416
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ChemicalsOrganic Chemicals Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Hydrocarbons Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Hydrocarbons, Cyclic Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Hydrocarbons, Aromatic Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Benzene Derivatives Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Phenols Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Chlorophenols Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Pentachlorophenol Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references

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Pentachlorophenol Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references
  2-bromo-3,4,5,6-tetrachlorophenol
  Hycolin
  methylsulfonylpentachlorobenzene
  pentachlorophenol glucuronide
  pentachlorophenyl palmitate