Kepone(redirected from Kepone toxin)
trademark for a polychlorinated ketone used as an insecticide; workers exposed to this nonbiodegradable compound have suffered neurologic symptoms, such as tremors and slurred speech.
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Toxicity Tremors, nystagmus, memory loss, headaches, slurred speech, unsteadiness, incoordination, loss of weight, rash, hepatomegaly, decreased libido, sterility, chest pain, arthralgia, and the increased risk of cancer
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