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  • Hexachlorocyclohexane

    /ˌhɛksəˌklɔːrəˌsaɪkləʊˈhɛkseɪn/ noun 1. a white or yellowish powder existing in many isomeric forms. A mixture of isomers, including lindane, is used as an insecticide. Formula: C6H6Cl6

  • Hexachloroethane

    [hek-suh-klawr-oh-eth-eyn, -klohr-] /ˌhɛk səˌklɔr oʊˈɛθ eɪn, -ˌkloʊr-/ noun 1. a colorless crystalline compound, C 2 Cl 6 , with a camphorlike odor, soluble in alcohol and ether, insoluble in water: used in organic synthesis and pyrotechnics, as a retarding agent in fermentation, and as a solvent. /ˌhɛksəˌklɔːrəʊˈɛθeɪn/ noun 1. a colourless crystalline insoluble compound with […]

  • Hexachlorophene

    [hek-suh-klawr-uh-feen, -klohr-] /ˌhɛk səˈklɔr əˌfin, -ˈkloʊr-/ noun 1. a white, crystalline powder, C 13 Cl 6 H 6 O 2 , insoluble in water: used as an antibacterial agent chiefly in toothpastes and soaps. /ˌhɛksəˈklɔːrəfiːn/ noun 1. an insoluble almost odourless white bactericidal substance used in antiseptic soaps, deodorants, etc. Formula: (C6HCl3OH)2CH2 hexachlorophene hex·a·chlo·ro·phene (hěk’sə-klôr’ə-fēn’) […]

  • Hexacosanoic-acid

    [hek-suh-koh-suh-noh-ik, hek-suh-] /ˈhɛk sə koʊ səˈnoʊ ɪk, ˌhɛk sə-/ noun 1. . /ˌhɛksəkəʊsəˈnəʊɪk/ noun 1. a white insoluble odourless wax present in beeswax, carnauba, and Chinese wax. Formula: CH3(CH2)24COOH Also called cerotic acid

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