heptachlor


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Related to heptachlor: Hexachlorobenzene, dieldrin, chlordane, toxaphene

heptachlor:

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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heptachlor

[′hep·tə‚klȯr]
(organic chemistry)
C10H7Cl7 An insecticide; a white to tan, waxy solid; insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and xylene; melts at 95-96°C.
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The present study did not observe clear associations between any organochlorines and risk of breast cancer, but there was a slight, nonsignificant excess risk with heptachlor.
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However, HCH and Heptachlor was above the MRLs of Codex Alimentarius.
The replacement termiticides were as deadly to termites as chlordane and heptachlor, but the little buggers could detect the replacements.
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046 Sept 2008 < LOD < LOD < LOD < LOD Heptachlor Feb 2009 < LOD < LOD < LOD < LOD June 2009 < LOD < LOD < LOD < LOD Sept 2008 < LOD < LOD < LOD < LOD Aldrin Feb 2009 < LOD < LOD 0.
in 1968 along with the majority of the chlorinated hydrocarbon family (CH) which included aldrin, dieldrine, heptachlor and others.
aplant protection products: aclonifen, bifenox, cypermethrin, dicofol, heptachlor, quinoxyfen
Then they tested the samples in the lab for several types of legacy pesticides, including chlordane and related chemical products such as heptachlor and breakdown products of chlordane; lindane; aldrin and dieldrin; DDT and its degradation products (DDD and DDE); and mirex.
The most predominant occurrences were observed for DDT, DDE, DDD, heptachlor, toxaphene and various endrin compounds.