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Insecticides Toxicology

Terms in this set (40)

toxaphene (isomers aldrin, dieldrin, endrin, heptachlor, endosulfan)
-Aldrin (Aldrex, Octalene, Toxadrin), canceled, high acute oral toxicity, high dermal absorption, high lipid storage, rapidly metabolized to dieldrin; mild "chemical" odor
-Dieldrin (Dieldrite, Octalox, Quintox), canceled, high acute oral toxicity, high dermal absorption, high lipid storage, stereoisomer of endrin; early and late seizures; odorless
-Endrin (hexadrin), Canceled, highest acute oral toxicity, high dermal absorption, no lipid storage, most toxic organochlorine; rapid onset seizures; status epilepticus
-Chlordane (octachlor, toxichlor, others), canceled, moderate acute oral toxicity, high dermal absorption, high lipid storage, early and late seizures occur
-Endosulfan ( thiodan, cyclodan, others) high acute oral toxicity, high dermal absorption, low lipid storage, strong sulfur odor
- Heptachlor (Drinox), restriced; fire ant control; soil treatment, moderate acute oral toxicity, high dermal absorption, high lipid storage, toxic metabolite heptachlor epoxide; odor of camphor
- Isobenzan (Telodrin), never registered in US, high acute oral toxicity, moderate dermal absorption, high lipid storage, also inhibits Mg++-ATPase; mild "chemical" odor
-Dienochlor (Pentact), canceled, N/A acute oral toxicity, low dermal absorption, low lipid storage, toxic metabolite binds to GSH
-Toxaphene (Polychlorinated Camphene) (Alltox, Chemphene, Toxakil, others), canceled, moderate-high acute oral toxicity, low dermal absorption, low lipid storage, seizures; terpene odor, often mixed with parathion.
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