pentachlorophenol

Chinese: 五氯酚French: pentachlorophénol (n.m.)Russian: пентахлорфенол


Status: ISO 765
PIN: pentachlorophenol
IUPAC: pentachlorophenol
CAS: 2,3,4,5,6-pentachlorophenol
Reg. No.: 87-86-5
Formula: C6HCl5O
Activity: fungicides (aromatic fungicides)
herbicides (unclassified herbicides)
insecticides (organochlorine insecticides)
molluscicides
plant growth regulators (defoliants)
Notes: This substance is considered by the International Organization for Standardization not to require a common name.
The name “PCP” is approved by the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and the Weed Science Society of America, and is also approved in China (五氯酚).
The sodium salt is also considered by the International Organization for Standardization not to require a common name, see sodium pentachlorophenate [131-52-2].
The methylmercury derivative is considered by the British Standards Institution not to require a common name, see methylmercury pentachlorophenoxide.
Structure: Structural formula of pentachlorophenol
Pronunciation: pěn-ta-klor-ō--nǒl  Guide to British pronunciation
InChIKey: IZUPBVBPLAPZRR-UHFFFAOYSA-N
InChI: InChI=1S/C6HCl5O/c7-1-2(8)4(10)6(12)5(11)3(1)9/h12H

A data sheet from the Compendium of Pesticide Common Names