Toxic substances list: hexachlorobutadiene

Hexachlorobutadiene, or HCBD, has never been commercially produced in Canada. Formerly, the substance was imported into Canada for use as a solvent, but it is no longer imported. There are no natural sources of HCBD in the environment.

CAS (Chemical Abstracts Service) registry number: 87-68-3

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