hexachloroethane


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hexachloroethane

(hĕk′sə-klôr′ō-ĕth′ān′) also

hexachlorethane

(-klôr-ĕth′ān′)
n.
A colorless toxic crystalline compound, C2Cl6, that is used as a camphor substitute and in pyrotechnics, explosives, and veterinary medicine.

hexachloroethane

an anthelmintic used in the treatment of fascioliasis. Poisoning manifested by narcosis, staggering and falling. Fatal cases in cattle have abomasitis and hepatic necrosis.
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The toxicity of hexachloroethane in laboratory animals.