Aldrin and dieldrin
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Aldrin and dieldrin scientific justification. by Canada. Commercial Chemicals Evaluation Branch.

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Published by Environment Canada in Ottawa, Ont .
Written in English


  • Aldrin -- Environmental aspects -- Canada.,
  • Dieldrin -- Environmental aspects -- Canada.,
  • Aldrin -- Toxicology -- Canada.,
  • Dieldrin -- Toxicology -- Canada.,
  • Environmental monitoring -- Canada.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesToxic substances management policy.
ContributionsCanada. Environment Canada.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 16 p.
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20741419M
ISBN 100662253965

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ALDRIN AND DIELDRIN - Pentachlorophenol and Some Related Compounds. ALDRIN AND DIELDRIN - Pentachlorophenol and Some Related Compounds. Your browsing activity is empty. Activity recording is turned off. Turn recording back on. See more Support Center Support Center. External link. Dieldrin is an organochloride originally produced in by J. Hyman & Co, Denver, as an in is closely related to aldrin, which reacts further to form is not toxic to insects; it is oxidized in the insect to form dieldrin which is the active al formula: C₁₂H₈Cl₆O.   Because aldrin changes to dieldrin fairly quickly in the body, these methods are useful for finding aldrin only within a few days after you are exposed to aldrin. Since dieldrin can stay in the body for months, measurements of dieldrin can be made for much longer after you are exposed to either aldrin or dieldrin. Aldrin and dieldrin are no longer produced or used. From the s until , aldrin and dieldrin were used extensively as insecticides on crops such as corn and cotton. The U.S. Department of Agriculture canceled all uses of aldrin and dieldrin in In , however, EPA approved aldrin and dieldrin for killing termites. Use of aldrin and.

Aldrin and dieldrin are insecticides with similar chemical structures. They are discussed together in this fact sheet because aldrin quickly breaks down to dieldrin in the body and in the environment. Pure aldrin and dieldrin are white powders with a mild chemical odor. The less pure commercial powders have a tan color. Neither substance occurs naturally in the environment From the s until. CAS number: NIOSH REL: mg/m3 TWA [skin]; NIOSH considers aldrin to be a potential occupational carcinogen as defined by the OSHA carcinogen policy [29 CFR ]. Current OSHA PEL: mg/m3 TWA [skin] OSHA PEL: Same as current PEL ACGIH TLV: mg/m3 TWA [skin] Description of substance: Colorless to dark-brown crystalline solid with a mild chemical odor. (). Removal of Aldrin, Dieldrin, Heptachlor, and Heptachlor Epoxide Using Activated Carbon and/or Pseudomonas fluorescens Free Cell Cultures. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part B: Vol. 41, No. 5, pp. "Dieldrin Toxicity and Successive Discrimination Reversal in Squirrel Monkeys (Saimiri sciureus)." J Tox Env Health 1: Syracuse Research. (). "PhysProp Database." Thorpe, E., Walker, AL. (). "The toxicology of dieldrin (HEOD). 2. Comparative long-term oral toxicity studies in mice with dieldrin, DDT, phenobarbitone, BHC.

The Aldrin and Dieldrin treatment demonstrated a decrease of 75 times less chiggers on rats for Dieldrin treated terrains and 25 times less chiggers on the rats when treated with Aldrin. The Aldrin treatment indicate a high productivity, especially in comparison to other insecticide that were used, like DDT, Sulfur or al formula: C₁₂H₈Cl₆. Nicole Burca, Ronald Ross Watson, in Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Brain and Neurological Health, Dieldrin. Dieldrin is a synthetic pesticide commonly used between the s to the s for agricultural practices (Martyniuk et al., b).Fish raised in salmon farms are more susceptible to dieldrin poisoning because of the contaminants in their feed (Jenkins et al., ). ‘Many pesticides which were once very familiar contaminants - DDT, aldrin, dieldrin, and toxaphene - have been banned in the US, Canada, and the UK.’ More example sentences ‘DDT, dieldrin, lindane and other cancer-causing pesticides, many of them sprayed from airplanes, were not banned until ’. Aldrin stimulates the central nervous system and is toxic to warm-blooded animals; poisoning can result from ingestion, inhalation, or absorption through the skin. The insecticide dieldrin is made from aldrin by treatment with peroxyacetic acid.