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hexachlorobenzene

Definitions

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  • n. A polychlorinated hydrocarbon, C6Cl6, used as a fungicide in the treatment of bunt

Etymologies

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hexa- +‎ chloro- +‎ benzene

Examples

  • A small but growing body of evidence in both animals and humans are finding a variety of hormone disruptors linked to obesity, including tributyltin, hexachlorobenzene (HCB), organotins, BPA, and PFOA.

    Christopher Gavigan: The Chemical Cocktail: Making Americans Overweight?

  • Agent White was contaminated with hexachlorobenzene and nitrosamines, both known carcinogens.

    John McCain's Agent Orange Issue

  • McKone et al. [15] concluded that, with temperature increases, the risk hexachlorobenzene (HCB) presents to aquatic biota is likely to decrease slightly because HCB will partition less into water [16].

    Global change and contaminants in the Arctic

  • It will also increase by $18 million a provision for the expected cost of hexachlorobenzene waste disposal at the same site.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • One issue she had was with the wording of the class: it's defined as "all individuals who were at CFB Gagetown between 1956 and the present and who claim they were exposed to dangerous levels of dioxin or hexachlorobenzene while on the base."

    The Telegram: Local News

  • Other banned pesticides that have lingered in food for decades include dieldrin, toxaphene, chlordane, hexachlorocyclohexane and hexachlorobenzene.

    Signs of the Times

  • Danish Environment Minister Karen Elleman had earlier approved the import of some 60,000 barrels of hexachlorobenzene (HCB) that Orica has had sitting in sheds alongside Botany

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • Environment Minister Peter Garrett on Wednesday granted an export permit to send the hexachlorobenzene (HCB) waste stockpiled at Botany Bay in Sydney to Denmark.

    The Age News Headlines

  • Environment Minister Peter Garrett today granted an export permit to send the hexachlorobenzene (HCB) waste stockpiled at Botany Bay in Sydney to Denmark.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • Earlier this month the Danish Government postponed the first of 44 containers of the toxic chemical hexachlorobenzene HCB, which was to have been processed at Nyborg in central

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

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