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Title: 3,4,6-Trichloro-2-nitrophenol
CAS Registry Number: 82-62-2
Additional Names: 2-Nitro-3,4,6-trichlorophenol; 2,4,5-trichloro-6-nitrophenol
Trademarks: Dowlap
Molecular Formula: C6H2Cl3NO3
Molecular Weight: 242.44
Percent Composition: C 29.72%, H 0.83%, Cl 43.87%, N 5.78%, O 19.80%
Literature References: Prepd by dissolving 2,4,5-trichlorophenol in glacial acetic acid and treating with concd nitric acid: Kohn, Fink, Monatsh. Chem. 58, 73 (1931); Harrison et al., J. Chem. Soc. 1943, 235.
Properties: Pale yellow crystals from petr ether, mp 92-93°.
Melting point: mp 92-93°
Use: To combat the sea lamprey, an eel-like fish which attacks trout, especially in the Great Lakes region.

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