pentachloronitrobenzene


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pentachloronitrobenzene

[¦pen·tə¦klȯr·ō‚nī·trə′ben‚zēn]
(organic chemistry)
C6Cl5NO2 crystals or cream color with a melting point of 142-145°C; slightly soluble in alcohols; used as a fungicide and herbicide. Abbreviated PCNB. Also known as quintozene; terrachlor.
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Bark pieces, about 2-4mm-wide, were cut from the edge of the lesions and placed on cornmeal agar (CMA) (Sigma-Aldrich Chemie GmbH, Germany) amended with 10mg pimaricin, 200mg ampicilin, 10mg rifampicin, 10mg benomyl, 25mg pentachloronitrobenzene and 50mg hymexazol (PARBPH) [8].
The herbicide list included aldrin, cis-chlordane, trans-chlordane, oxychlordane, p,p'-DDD (4,4'-DDD), p,p'-DDE, (4,4'-DDE), o,p'-DDT (2,4'-DDT), p,p'-DDT (4,4'-DDT), dieldrin, endrin, heptachlor, heptachlor epoxide isomer B, hexachlorobenzene, hexachlorocyclo-hexane (BHC) [alpha]-isomer, hexachlorocyclohexane (BHC) [beta]-isomer, hexachlorocyclohexane (BHC) [gamma]-isomer (lindane), hexachlorocyclohexane (BHC) [sigma]-isomer, methyl pentachlorophenyl sulphide (MPCPS), pentachloroani-line and pentachloronitrobenzene (quintozene).
Conjugations of the herbicides atrazine, fluorodifen, pentachloronitrobenzene (PCNB), propachlor, chlorimuron ethyl or insecticide, methidathion are examples for this type of reaction.
Tissue residues from feeding pentachloronitrobenzene to broiler chickens.
American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) today announced that the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has approved certain registrations for the Company's pentachloronitrobenzene (PCNB) product line for all major commercial uses.