dinitrophenol

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dinitrophenol

[dī¦nī·trō′fē‚nȯl]
(organic chemistry)
Any one of six isomeric substituent products of benzene having the empirical formula (NO2)2C6H3OH.
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It is illegal to sell 2, 4-dinitrophenol - known as DNP - as a slimming drug but the Government has been struggling to clamp down on online sellers who disguise it so it cannot be spotted by customs.
DNP - which contains 2, 4-Dinitrophenol and is sold under a number of names - is said to be unsuitable for humans.
Salinity and temperature effects on chronic toxicity of 2, 4-dinitrophenol and 4-nitrophenol to sheepshead minnows (Cyprinodon variegatus).