dichlorophen


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dichlorophen

[dī′klȯr·ə·fən]
(organic chemistry)
C13H10Cl2O2 A white, crystalline compound with a melting point of 177-178°C; used as an agricultural fungicide, germicide in soaps, and antihelminthic drug in humans.
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Gardeners who have stocks of products containing dichlorophen have some 2.
Others, such as Bio Mosskiller, contain dichlorophen and can also be used to kill moss on paths, lawns, fences and roofs.
Some contain the moss killer and algaecide dichlorophen, while other are very dilute mineral acids.
A IT is easy to control with a liquid called dichlorophen, sold in garden centres as a moss-killer.
A proprietary lawn treatment containing dichlorophen will also be of benefit.