Endrin

Endrin

(Science: chemical) An organochlorine compound that was formerly used as an insecticide. Its manufacture and use has been discontinued in the united states.

Pharmacological action: insecticide, organochlorine.

chemical name: 2,7:3,6-Dimethanonaphth(2,3-b)oxirene, 3,4,5,6,9,9-hexachloro-1a,2,2a,3,6,6a,7,7a-octahydro-, (1aalpha,2beta,2abeta,3alpha,6alpha,6abeta,7beta,7aalpha)-

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