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Chemical DDT

Name DDT
CAS Type 1 Name Benzene, 1,1'-(2,2,2-trichloroethylidene)bis(4-chloro)-
Equivalent Terms 1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethane | 4,4' DDT | 4,4'-DDT | 4,4' Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane | 4,4'-Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane | Benzochloryl | Chlorophenothane | p',p'-DDT | TbisC ethane | TbisC-ethane
CAS Registry Number 50-29-3
Definition A polychlorinated pesticide that is resistant to destruction by light and oxidation. Its unusual stability has resulted in difficulties in residue removal from water, soil, and foodstuffs. This substance may reasonably be anticipated to be a carcinogen: Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP-85-002, 1985). (From Merck Index, 11th ed)
Structure DDT
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MeSH® ID D003634
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ChemicalsOrganic Chemicals Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Hydrocarbons Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Hydrocarbons, Halogenated Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Hydrocarbons, Chlorinated Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references DDT Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references

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DDT Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references
  1,1-bis(4-chlorophenyl)chloromethane
  2,2-bis(4-chlorophenyl)ethanol-palmitic acid
  alpha-chloro-DDT
  bis(p-chlorophenyl)acetic acid
  DDOH Has associated genes Has associated diseases
  o,p'-DDT Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references
  penfenate
  pentalidol
  vantal