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Skeletal formula
Ball-and-stick model
style="background: #F8EABA; text-align: center;" colspan="2" | Identifiers
CAS number 1194-65-6 YesY
PubChem 3031
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style="background: #F8EABA; text-align: center;" colspan="2" | Properties
Molecular formula C7H3Cl2N
Molar mass 172.01 g/mol
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Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
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2,6-Dichlorobenzonitrile (DCBN) is a herbicide[1] and a very potent toxin for humans[citation needed]. It is metabolized in the liver by the enzyme CYP2A6.

It was discovered in the mid 50s. It has herbicidal properties killing young seedlings of both monocot and dicot species.[2]


  1. Hepatic cytochrome P450 enzymes do not play a role in the nasal
  2. Principles of weed science