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dieldrin:

see insecticidesinsecticides,
chemical, biological, or other agents used to destroy insect pests; the term commonly refers to chemical agents only. Chemical Insecticides

The modern history of chemical insecticides in the United States dates from 1867, when Paris green proved
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dieldrin

[′dēl·drən]
(organic chemistry)
C12H8Cl6O A white, crystalline contact insecticide obtained by oxidation of aldrin; used in mothproofing carpets and other furnishings.

dieldrin

a crystalline insoluble substance, consisting of a chlorinated derivative of naphthalene: a contact insecticide the use of which is now restricted as it accumulates in the tissues of animals. Formula: C12H8OCl6
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However, parathion-methyl, alachlor and dieldrin were below the MRLs established by EC.
For the pesticides dieldrin, 2,4,5-TP, parathion, chlordane, DDT, heptachlor, and toxaphene, there was no variability between the five imputed sets because their registrations had been canceled before the Phase 2 interviews were conducted.
De los compuestos detectados, el de mayor concentracion y frecuencia, al igual que en las granjas ubicadas en el estado Aragua, fue el dieldrin, con un nivel maximo de 28,97 ppm.
With the red box pesticide Lindane, Aldrin with green diamondand purple circle dieldrin are identified.
All 364 children in the study (207 preschool children between two and seven and 157 school-age children between five and seven) exceeded cancer benchmarks for arsenic, dieldrin, DDE and dioxins.
DDT (p,p-DDD, p,p-DDE, p,p-DDT ), dieldrin and endrin and hexachlorobenzene (HCB).
Double or triple resistance to DDT, dieldrin and malathion was recorded in An.
The dusts of endrin, lindane, dieldrin, aldrin, chlordane and toxaphene were found more effective in reduceing the population of grasshoppers.
And--some good news--with the exception of dieldrin, the half-life values measured for the pesticides in the samples indicated that legacy pesticide levels were decreasing over time in the Delmarva.
La presencia de algun tipo de plaguicida organoclorado en el 100 % de las muestras de leche bovina tomadas en tres fincas del municipio de San Pedro, Sucre, representa un problema de salud publica, debido a las diversas patologias asociadas a la exposicion cronica a estos contaminantes, que incluyen efectos depresivos en el sistema inmune como los ocasionados por los tres compuestos que presentaron mayores concentraciones en este estudio (DDT, Endrin, Aldrin), asi como alteraciones endocrinas asociadas a la exposicion a DDT, como lo establece Fisher (33); quien de igual manera, indico efectos sinergicos por la exposicion combinada de Aldrin, Dieldrin y Endrin que incrementarian la incidencia de cancer biliar y de higado.