CHEBI:943 - 2,6-dichlorobenzonitrile

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ChEBI Name 2,6-dichlorobenzonitrile
ChEBI ID CHEBI:943
Definition A nitrile that is benzonitrile which is substituted by chlorines at positions 2 and 6. A cellulose synthesis inhibitor, it is used as a pre-emergent and early post-emergent herbicide.
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Submitter Johnny Lloyd
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:73174
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Formula C7H3Cl2N
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 172.01086
InChI InChI=1S/C7H3Cl2N/c8-6-2-1-3-7(9)5(6)4-10/h1-3H
InChIKey YOYAIZYFCNQIRF-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES Clc1cccc(Cl)c1C#N
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): environmental contaminant
Any minor or unwanted substance introduced into the environment that can have undesired effects.
Biological Role(s): cellulose synthesis inhibitor
An pathway inhibitor that inhibits the synthesis of cellulose.
xenobiotic
A xenobiotic (Greek, xenos "foreign"; bios "life") is a compound that is foreign to a living organism. Principal xenobiotics include: drugs, carcinogens and various compounds that have been introduced into the environment by artificial means.
Application(s): herbicide
A substance used to destroy plant pests.
agrochemical
An agrochemical is a substance that is used in agriculture or horticulture.
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Outgoing 2,6-dichlorobenzonitrile (CHEBI:943) has functional parent benzonitrile (CHEBI:27991)
2,6-dichlorobenzonitrile (CHEBI:943) has role agrochemical (CHEBI:33286)
2,6-dichlorobenzonitrile (CHEBI:943) has role cellulose synthesis inhibitor (CHEBI:63958)
2,6-dichlorobenzonitrile (CHEBI:943) has role environmental contaminant (CHEBI:78298)
2,6-dichlorobenzonitrile (CHEBI:943) has role herbicide (CHEBI:24527)
2,6-dichlorobenzonitrile (CHEBI:943) has role xenobiotic (CHEBI:35703)
2,6-dichlorobenzonitrile (CHEBI:943) is a dichlorobenzene (CHEBI:23697)
2,6-dichlorobenzonitrile (CHEBI:943) is a nitrile (CHEBI:18379)
IUPAC Name
2,6-dichlorobenzonitrile
Synonyms Sources
2,6-DBN ChemIDplus
2,6-Dichlorobenzoic acid nitrile NIST Chemistry WebBook
2,6-Dichlorobenzonitrile KEGG COMPOUND
2,6-Dichlorobenzonitrile KEGG COMPOUND
2,6-Dichlorophenyl cyanide ChemIDplus
DBN ChemIDplus
DCB ChEBI
Dichlobanil KEGG COMPOUND
dichlobenil ChemIDplus
Database Links Databases
2,6-Dichlorobenzonitrile Wikipedia
C11040 KEGG COMPOUND
dichlobenil Alan Wood's Pesticides
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1194-65-6 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
1194-65-6 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
1194-65-6 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
1909167 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
1909167 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
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Last Modified
25 February 2016
General Comment
2014-10-29 Stravs M, Schymanski E, Singer H, Department of Environmental Chemistry, Eawag