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DDT MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
DDT
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.526.439.255
Unique ID
D003634
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003634
Scope Note
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)
Entry Term(s)
1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethane
4,4'-DDT
4,4'-Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane
Benzochloryl
Chlorophenothane
TbisC-ethane
p',p'-DDT
Registry Number
CIW5S16655
Related Numbers
50-29-3
CAS Type 1 Name
Benzene, 1,1'-(2,2,2-trichloroethylidene)bis(4-chloro)-
NLM Classification #
WA 240
Public MeSH Note
1966; 1,1,1-TRICHLORO-2,2-BIS(P-CHLOROPHENYL)ETHANE was indexed under DDT 2008, & under CHLOROBENZENES 2007; CHLOROPHENOTHANE was indexed under DDT 2004-2013
History Note
1966
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
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