Pentachlorophenols

Pentachlorophenol (PCP), a moderately toxic compound, is a chlorinated hydrocarbon insecticide and fungicide. It is a colorless crystalline solid with a phenolic odor. It is available in blocks, flakes, granules, liquid concentrates, wettable powders, or solutions in petroleum.

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Pentachlorophenol (PCP) is an organochlorine compound used as a pesticide and a disinfectant. First produced in the 1930s, it is marketed under many trade names. It can be found as pure PCP, or as the sodium salt of PCP, the latter which dissolves easily in water.

Pentachlorophenol (PCP), a moderately toxic compound, is a chlorinated hydrocarbon insecticide and fungicide. It is a colorless crystalline solid with a phenolic odor. It is available in blocks, flakes, granules, liquid concentrates, wettable powders, or solutions in petroleum. Color may vary from white to dark grayish brown depending on the purity of the compound. It is a disinfectant, a fungicide, and the most heavily used preservative for wood.

It is primarily used to protect timber from fungal rot and wood-boring insects, but the technical material may also be extensively used in cooling towers of electric plants, as additives to adhesives based on starch and vegetable and animal protein, in shingles, brick walls, concrete blocks, insulation, pipe sealant compounds, photographic solutions, and textiles and in drilling mud in the petroleum industry


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