First Known Use of benzene hexachloride
Medical Definition of benzene hexachloride
: a compound C6H6Cl6 occurring in several stereoisomeric forms that is obtained by the chlorination of benzene in the presence of light usually as a white to grayish musty powder containing a mixture of these isomers; especially : the gamma isomer : lindane ◆Benzene hexachloride is commonly called BHC.
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