pentachlorophenol


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Related to pentachlorophenol: creosote, tetrachlorophenol

pentachlorophenol

[¦pen·tə¦klȯr·ō·′fē‚nȯl]
(organic chemistry)
C6Cl5OH A toxic white powder, decomposing at 310°C, melting at 190°C; soluble in alcohol, acetone, ether, and benzene; used as a fungicide, bactericide, algicide, herbicide, and chemical intermediate.

pentachlorophenol

A toxic, oil-soluble chemical; widely used as a wood preservative for protection against decay and insects.
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Anandaraj a K, Kiefer PM, Donhoe JB S, Copley SD, Recruitment of a double bond isomerase to serve as a reductive dehalogenase during biodegradation of pentachlorophenol.
Chlorophenol Compound AWQC (ppb) 2-chlorophenol (2CP) 20,000 4-chloro-3-methylphenol 500,000 (4C3MP) 2,4-dichlorophenol (2,4DCP) 10 Pentachlorophenol (PCP) 1 2,4,6-trichlorophenol N/R * (2,4,6TCP) Table 2: LOD and LOQ values and EPA AWQ guidelines for the five chlorophenol analytes.
Ahmad W, Ali MN, Farah MA, Ateeq B (2002) Computerized automated morphometric assay including frequencyestimation of pentachlorophenol induced nuclear anomalies (micronucleus) in catfish Heteropneustes fossilis.
Details of the analysis methods are not available for this study, but based on other FPL research at that time, creosote retention likely was determined by toluene extraction and pentachlorophenol by lime ignition, in a manner similar to current AWPA methods A6-09 and A5-11, respectively (AWPA 2013b, 2013c).
Ahmad, "Clastogenicity of pentachlorophenol, 2,4-D and butachlor evaluated by Allium root tip test," Mutation Research--Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis, vol.
We have undertaken to study the effect of pentachlorophenol (PcP) on invertebrate and vertebrate cells in vitro and in vivo.
I soon detected a high concentration of pentachlorophenol in the effluent.
The 22 endocrine-disrupting substances ChemSec added to the SIN list are: 3-benzylidene camphor, 4-meth-ylbenzylidene camphor, 4-nitrophenol, p-nitrophenol, benzophenone-l, benzophenone-2, benzophenone-3, butyl-paraben, dicyclohexyl phthalate, diethyl phthalate, dihexyl phthalate, ethylhexyl methoxycinnamate, metam natrium, methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE), pentachlorophenol, perchloroethylene, propylparaben, quadrosilan, resorcinol, tert-butylhydroxyanisole (BHA), thiram, and zineb.
In terms of volume sales, creosote and pentachlorophenol product segments dominate the U.
It has been determined that Chromium (VI), certain azo colorants, formaldehyde and pentachlorophenol are harmful substances that may be found in leather.
The wood treatment facilities at the four locations used pentachlorophenol (PCP) and creosote as insecticides to treat wood, releasing dioxins and other hazardous substances into the surrounding communities.
But a dozen years later, the Fifth Circuit rejected suits for losses caused by a spill of 12 tons of the toxic insecticide pentachlorophenol brought by marina owners, boat rental operators, seafood restaurants and sport fisherman.