Hexachlorobenzene Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 107

United Nations Environment Programme ; World Health Organization ; International Labour Organisation (1998)

At ambient temperature, HCB is a white crystalline solid. Technical grade HCB is available as a wettable powder, liquid or dust. It is virtually insoluble in water, but is soluble in ether, benzene, chloroform and hot ethanol. HCB has a high octanol/water partition coefficient, low vapour pressure and low flammability.

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