Agent Name

Pentachloropyridine

CAS Number

2176-62-7

Formula

C5-Cl5-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2,3,4,5,6-Pentachloropyridine; Perchloropyridine; Pyridine, 2,3,4,5,6-pentachloro-; Pyridine, pentachloro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Pyridines

Description

White chips; [MSDSonline]

Comments

An irritant; Effects in high-dose animal studies include convulsions and fatty liver degeneration; [MSDSonline] See "Pyridine."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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