The electrochemical reductive behavior of 3,4,5,6-tetrachloro-2-trichloropyridine(heptachloropyridine) on silver electrode in the mixture of acetonitrile and water solutions containing TBAP was investigated by cyclic voltammetry.The influences of scan rate,concentration and temperature on the electrochemical behavior were discussed.It was shown that the reduction of heptachloropyridine on the silver electrode was a diffusion-controlled irreversible process.The diffusion coefficient of heptachloropyridine in the acetonitrile solution was 3.0×10-5 cm2/s.The mechanism of the dechloration of 3,4,5,6-tetrachloro-2-trichloropyridine was also discussed.


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