hexachlorobenzene

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hex·a·chlor·o·ben·zene

 (hĕk′sə-klôr′ō-bĕn′zēn′)
n.
A white crystalline benzene derivative, C6Cl6, formerly used as a fungicide to control bunt. Its use in the United States was banned in 1965 due to high toxicity and adverse environmental effects. Also called perchlorobenzene.
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