|Status:||ISO 1750 (published)|
|CAS Reg. No.:||608-73-1|
|Activity:||insecticides (organochlorine insecticides)
rodenticides (organochlorine rodenticides)
|Notes:||The common name “BHC” was also formerly approved by ISO for this substance, but was withdrawn in 2020.
The name “benzene hexachloride” is used in the USA; the name “hexachlor” is used in Sweden; the name “hexachloran” (гексахлоран) was used in the former USSR.
The ISO common name for the γ-isomer is gamma-HCH [58-89-9].
|Pronunciation:||āch sē āch Guide to British pronunciation|
A data sheet from the Compendium of Pesticide Common Names