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 (pĕn′tə-klôr′ə-fē′nōl′, -nôl′, -nŏl′)
A toxic white crystalline compound, C6Cl5OH, used in solution as a fungicide and wood preservative.


(Elements & Compounds) a white crystalline water-insoluble compound used as a fungicide, herbicide, and preservative for wood. Formula: C6Cl5OH


(ˌpɛn təˌklɔr əˈfi nɔl, -nɒl, -ˌkloʊr-)

a white, crystalline, water-insoluble powder, C6Cl5OH, used chiefly in fungicides, disinfectants, and wood preservatives.


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Because of the lack of environmental regulations, the company's operations contaminated the area's soil and groundwater with hazardous chemicals including creosote, pentachlorophenol and dioxin.
Pentachlorophenol, an industrial wood preservative, is extremely toxic and can cause neurological, blood, and liver effects, and eye irritation in the short term and long term impacts on the respiratory tract, blood, kidney, liver, immune system, eyes, nose, and skin.
Pentachlorophenol (PCP) and its sodium salt have been widely used as wood and leather preservative owing to their toxic effect on bacteria, mould, algae and fungi (Kaoa et al.
Removal of biocide pentachlorophenol in water system by the spent mushroom compost of Pleurotus pulmonarius.
Wood is treated with synthetic chemicals such as chromate copper arsenate (CCA), pentachlorophenol, tri-butyl-tin oxide and creosote.
Ahmad studied the effect of pentachlorophenol (PCP) on fish genome using haematoxylin-eosin technique and observed that the frequency of micronucleated erythrocytes increased with the increase in exposure time [81].
This article reports the durability of longleaf pine (Pinus palustris) posts pressure treated with ammoniacal copper arsenate (ACA), chromated copper arsenate (CCA), creosote, or pentachlorophenol and exposed for 50 years in southern Mississippi.
The pesticides were [alpha]-chlordane, [gamma]-chlordane, carbaryl, chlorpyrifos, cis-permethrin, trans-permethrin, 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D), DDE, dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), diazinon, dicamba, methoxychlor, o-phenylphenol, pentachlorophenol, and propoxur.
Three substances have been added as reasonably anticipated to be human carcinogens: 1-bromopropane, used as a cleaning solvent and spray adhesive; cumene, used to make phenol and acetone, and also found in fuel products and tobacco smoke; and the wood preservative mixture pentachlorophenol.
The others indude 1-bromopropane, a cleaning solvent and spray adhesive; and the wood preservative mixture, pentachlorophenol.
The others include 1-bromopropane, a cleaning solvent and spray adhesive; and the wood preservative mixture, pentachlorophenol.