toxaphene


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tox·a·phene

(tok'să-fēn),
A chlorinated hydrocarbon insecticide.

toxaphene

an insecticide. See chlorinated hydrocarbons.
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Certified to reduce: asbestos, chlordane, chlorine, cysts, lead, mercury, monochlorobenzene, MTBE, nominal particulates (Class I), taste and odor, toxaphene, turbidity, volatile organic compounds (VOCs).
The die-off ultimately was attributed to organochlorine pesticide (OCP) poisoning from dieldrin, toxaphene, and DDT and its metabolites that were applied over many years when the fields had been used for crop production.
They include materials such as: Aldrin Chlordane DDT Dieldrin Endrin Heptachlor Hexachlorobenzene Mirex Toxaphene
They show that ministers this week (Tues) ordered that aldrin, chlordane, dieldrin, endrin, heptachlor, hexachlorobenzene, mirex, toxaphene, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB), DDT, chlordecone, the sum of alpha, beta- and gamma-HCH, and hexabromobiphenyl be present in wastes at concentrations not exceeding 50 mg/kg.
Table 1 The Initial Dirty Dozen POPs Agricultural Industrial Unintended Chemical Chemicals Chemicals By-products Aldrin [check] Chlordane [check] DDT [check] Dieldrin [check] Endrin [check] Heptachlor [check] Mirex [check] Toxaphene [check] Hexachlorobenzene [check] [check] [check] PCBs [check] [check] Chlorinated dioxins [check] Chlorinated furans [check] Source: UN Environmental Programme, Dec.
THE DIRTY DOZEN: aldrin mirex chlordane toxaphene DDT polychlorinated dieldrin biphenols (PCBs) endrin hexachlorobenzene heptachlor dioxins furans
Glotfelty DE, Leech MM, Jersy J, Taylor AW (1989) Volatilization and wind erosion of soil surface applied atrazine and toxaphene.
A study of 2 tons of North American, South American and European salmon shows that environmental toxins like polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), dioxins, dieldrin and toxaphene are present at higher levels in farmed salmon than in their wild counterparts, the report said.
Four of the most hazardous - PCBs, dioxins, dieldrin and toxaphene - were used to calculate consumption safety guidelines.
When first drafted in 2000, this treaty looked to curb what many scientists referred to as the dirty dozen: dioxins, furans, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), and the pesticides aldrin, chlordane, DDT, dieldrin, endrin, heptachlor, hexachlorobenzene, mirex, and toxaphene (SN: 12/16/00, p.
For example, while PCB, DDT, and HCB levels in seabird eggs have declined, the levels of toxaphene and PBDEs have increased.