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- benzalkonium chloride,
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Origin of benzene hexachloride
First recorded in 1880–85
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A musty-smelling crystalline substance that was once used as an insecticide. It is prepared by adding chlorine to benzene. Also called lindane. Chemical formula: C6H6Cl6.
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