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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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.
Along with our complete line of EPA Method mixes, our line includes over 4000 rare pesticides, herbicides, metabolites and derivatives, food standards, petrochemicals, toxaphene congeners, PCBs, and some pharmaceutical standards as well as deuterated compounds.
Table 1 List of the Sixteen Substances Initially Included in the CLRTAP POPs Protocol Annex Pesticides Industrial Unintentional chemicals by-products I Aldrin Hexabromobiphenyl Chlordane PCBs Chlordecone DDT Dieldrin Endrin Heptachlor Hexachlorobenzene Mirex Toxaphene II HCH/Lindane DDT PCBs III Dioxins Furans Hexachlorobenzene PAHs Source: Adapted from Annex I-III of the protocol.
The Arctic acts as a cold trap, collecting and maintaining a wide range of industrial pollutants, from PCBS to toxaphene, chlordane, and mercury, according to the Canadian Polar Commission.
Ana Soto, Kerrie Chung, and Carlos Sonnenschein, "The Pesticides Endosulfan, Toxaphene, and Dieldrin Have Estrogenic Effects on Human Estrogen-Sensitive Cells," Environmental Health Perspectives 102, no.
The other organic pollutants subject to control are DDT, aldrin, chlordane, dieldrin, endrin, heptachlor, mirex, hexachlorobenzene and toxaphene.
Certain harmful chemicals are particularly likely to follow this route, including PCBs, hexachlorocyclohexane, toxaphene, and chlordane.
In the past, farmers have used toxic chemicals such as calcium arsenate, Paris green, dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), and toxaphene to rid their cotton crops of insects.
00 System II Brand Name Contaminants Reduced Manual Fill Pitchers Brita Water Filtration Lead, copper, mercury, cadmium, xylenes Pitcher Lindane,[*] toxaphene, chlorine, bad taste and odor, particulate, zinc.