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Descriptor English: Hexachlorobenzene
Descriptor Spanish: Hexaclorobenceno
Descriptor Portuguese: Hexaclorobenzeno
Descriptor French: Hexachloro-benzène
Entry term(s): HCB
Tree number(s): D02.455.426.559.389.261.400
D02.455.526.439.202.400
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006581
Scope note: An agricultural fungicide and seed treatment agent.
Annotation: do not confuse with BENZENE HEXACHLORIDE see HEXACHLOROCYCLOHEXANE
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Fungicides, Industrial
Registry Number: 4Z87H0LKUY
CAS Type 1 Name: Benzene, hexachloro-
Previous Indexing: Chlorobenzenes (1974)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under CHLOROBENZENES 1975-90
History Note: 91(75); was see under CHLOROBENZENES 1975-90
DeCS ID: 6740
Unique ID: D006581
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/11
Revision Date: 2018/07/13
Hexachlorobenzene - Preferred
Concept UI M0010305
Scope note An agricultural fungicide and seed treatment agent.
Preferred term Hexachlorobenzene
Entry term(s) HCB



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