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Mirex

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mirex

(Science: chemical) An organochlorine insecticide that is carcinogenic.

Pharmacological action: insecticide, organochlorine, carcinogens.

Chemical name: 1,3,4-Metheno-1H-cyclobuta(cd)pentalene, 1,1a,2,2,3,3a,4,5,5,5a,5b,6-dodecachlorooctahydro-