This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word endrin
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A toxic chlorinated polycyclic epoxide sometimes used as a pesticide
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Endrin is an organochloride that was primarily used as an insecticide, as well as a rodenticide . It is a colourless odorless solid, although commercial samples are often off-white. Endrin was also sold as an emulsifiable solution known commercially as Shell Endrix. The compound endrin became infamous as a persistent organic pollutant and for this reason it is banned in many countries.
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An organochlorine compound that was formerly used as an insecticide. Its manufacture and use has been discontinued in the United States. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)