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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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We have undertaken to study the effect of pentachlorophenol (PcP) on invertebrate and vertebrate cells in vitro and in vivo.
The three samples may be considered to present azo colorants, pentachlorophenol, formaldehyde, organostanics, and metals (cadmium and lead) below respective threshold values.
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.
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They've been treated with preservative pentachlorophenol, which can cause a violent allergic reaction.
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Pentachlorophenol (PCP) is an organochlorine compound that has been used as wood preservative for power-line poles and fence poles.
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As many as 120 chemicals could have been blended to create these synthetic floor coverings, and as well as releasing minute particles of synthetic material into the air as they wear, it's also likely that they are leaching vapours of toxic chemicals such as formaldehyde and pentachlorophenol into the atmosphere.
By 4 weeks after treatment, pentachlorophenol diminished yields the most, to one-sixth the yields from untreated seed and bacteria.
Pentachlorophenol (PCP) is the second most heavily used pesticide in the United States (Annachhatre and Gheewala, 1996).