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endrin

(ĕn`drĭn): 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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endrin

[′en·drən]
(organic chemistry)
C12H8OCl6 Poisonous, white crystals that are insoluble in water; it is used as a pesticide and is a stereoisomer of dieldrin, another pesticide.
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Bangladesh is a sort of refuge for banned pesticides, including the deadly Aldrin and Endrin.
When first drafted in 2000, this treaty looked to curb what many scientists referred to as the dirty dozen: dioxins, furans, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), and the pesticides aldrin, chlordane, DDT, dieldrin, endrin, heptachlor, hexachlorobenzene, mirex, and toxaphene (SN: 12/16/00, p.
Annex A contains the pesticides aldrin, chlordane, dieldrin, endrin, heptachlor, mirex, and toxaphene; the PCBs; and the industrial byproduct HCB.
Nine of the 12 (aldrin, endrin, dieldrin, chlordane, dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethane (DDT), heptachlor, hexachlorobenzene, mirex, and toxaphene) are pesticides that have been targeted for elimination by NGOs around the world since the early 1980s.
In that episode, example, of the semi-tubular deep well, of the Condominio Auriverde, which had drins [a chemical family including Aldrin, Endrin, Isodrin, etc.
The banned pesticides included chlordane, a rat poison that affects the nervous system and endrin, an insecticide that causes headache.
Group Compound Pyrethroids bifenthrin, lambda-cyhalothrin, cyfluthrin, cypermethrin, esfenvalerate, deltamethrin and fenpropathrin Organochlorines alpha-BHC, beta-BHC, gamma-BHC, delta-BHC, p,p'-DDE, p,p'-DDD, p,p'-DDT, aldrin, gamma-chlordane, alpha-chlordane, dieldrin, endrin, endrin ketone, endosulfan I, endosulfan II, endosulfan sulfate, heptachlor, heptachlor epoxide and methoxychlor Organ ophosphates chlorpyrifos, malathion, tebupirimphos, dichlorvos, diazinon, terbufos Carbamates carbaryl, carbofuran Table 3.
42] found mainly endosulfan, HCH, and endrin when analyzing water, sediment and organisms.
1975, "Toxic effects of endrin on hepatopancreas of teleost fish," Indian J.
The quantity of lead is reported to be approximately 40 mg/kg, with other organic pollutants being alpha lindane, endrin, endosulphan 11, and P, [P.
The most predominant occurrences were observed for DDT, DDE, DDD, heptachlor, toxaphene and various endrin compounds.