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C6H2Cl3OH Either of two toxic nonflammable compounds with a phenol aroma: 2,4,5-trichlorophenol is a gray solid, is soluble in alcohol, acetone, and ether, melts at 69°C, and is used as a fungicide and bactericide; 2,4,6-trichlorophenol forms yellow flakes, is soluble in alcohol, acetone, and ether, boils at 248°C, and is used as a fungicide, defoliant, and herbicide; it is also known as 2,4,6-T.
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