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dichlorobenzene

[dahy-klawr-uh-ben-zeen, -ben-zeen, -klohr-] /daɪˌklɔr əˈbɛn zin, -bɛnˈzin, -ˌkloʊr-/
noun, Chemistry
1.
any of three isomers consisting of benzene in which two of the hydrogen atoms are replaced by chlorine atoms: ortho-, meta-, and paradichlorobenzene.
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  • dichlorobenzene, whether or not known skin contact has occurred.
  • Usually the commercial type mothballs are made of either naphthalene or para dichlorobenzene.

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