Hexachlorobenzene Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Hexachlorobenzene Properties


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Hexachlorobenzene is a fully chlorinated industrial hydrocarbon chemical.It is one of the most persistent environmental pollutants, and bioaccumulates in the environment, in animals, and in humans.It is formed as a byproduct during the manufacture of other chemicals. It was widely used as a pesticide.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White Powder
Boiling Point 323-326 °C
CAS Number 118-74-1 
ChEBI 5692
Chemical Composition Hydrochloric acid-->1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene
Density 2.04 g/cm3
EINECS Number 204-273-9
IUPAC Name Hexachlorobenzene
InChI 1S/C6Cl6/c7-1-2(8)4(10)6(12)5(11)3(1)9
Melting Point 231 °C
Molar Mass 284.80 g/mol
Molecular Formula C6Cl6
RTECS Number DA2975000
Synonyms Perchlorobenzene; Benzene Hexachloride; HCB; BHC