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Related to hexachloroethane: Hexachlorobenzene, nitrobenzene


 (hĕk′sə-klôr′ō-ĕth′ān′) also hex·a·chlor·eth·ane (-klôr-ĕth′ān′)
A colorless toxic crystalline compound, C2Cl6, that is used as a camphor substitute and in pyrotechnics, explosives, and veterinary medicine.


(ˌhɛksəˌklɔːrəʊˈɛθeɪn) or


(Elements & Compounds) a colourless crystalline insoluble compound with a camphor-like odour: used in pyrotechnics and explosives. Formula: C2Cl6


(ˌhɛk səˌklɔr oʊˈɛθ eɪn, -ˌkloʊr-)

a colorless crystalline compound, C2Cl6, with a camphorlike odor: used in organic synthesis, pyrotechnics, and as a retarding agent in fermentation.
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