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Toxaphene MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Toxaphene
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.426.100.080.550.795
D02.455.526.439.913
D04.075.080.500.795
Unique ID
D014112
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014112
Scope Note
A very complex, but reproducible mixture of at least 177 C10 polychloro derivatives, having an approximate overall empirical formula of C10-H10-Cl8. It is used as an insecticide and 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)
Polychlorocamphene
Pharm Action
Insecticides
Registry Number
8001-35-2
CAS Type 1 Name
Toxaphene
Previous Indexing
Insecticides (1966-1972)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under INSECTICIDES, ORGANOCHLORINE 1972-90
History Note
91(72); was see under INSECTICIDES, ORGANOCHLORINE 1972-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/07/05
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