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Endosulfan MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Endosulfan
Tree Number(s)
D02.886.092.408
D03.633.100.197.408
Unique ID
D004726
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004726
Scope Note
A polychlorinated compound used for controlling a variety of insects. It is practically water-insoluble, but readily adheres to clay particles and persists in soil and water for several years. Its mode of action involves repetitive nerve-discharges positively correlated to increase in temperature. This compound is extremely toxic to most fish. (From Comp Biochem Physiol (C) 1993 Jul;105(3):347-61)
Entry Term(s)
Thiodan
Thiodon
Thiotox
alpha-Endosulfan
beta-Endosulfan
Pharm Action
Insecticides
Registry Number
OKA6A6ZD4K
Related Numbers
115-29-7
QY5Y9R7G0E
TT768EVS2A
CAS Type 1 Name
6,9-Methano-2,4,3-benzodioxathiepin, 6,7,8,9,10,10-hexachloro-1,5,5a,6,9,9a-hexahydro-, 3-oxide
Previous Indexing
Insecticides (1966-1972)
Public MeSH Note
74
History Note
74(72)
Date Established
1974/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/31
Endosulfan Preferred
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