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DDD (dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane) is an organochlorine insecticide and pesticide that was widely used in the 1950s and 1960s. It is a colorless, odorless, crystalline solid that is insoluble in water. It is toxic to humans and animals, and can cause a range of health effects, including skin irritation, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, headaches, and even death. Long-term exposure to DDD can lead to liver and kidney damage, as well as cancer.

Associated brand names:
  ▸  Aldrin
  ▸  Chlordane
  ▸  Dicofol
  ▸  Endrin
  ▸  Heptachlor
  ▸  Lindane
  ▸  Mirex
  ▸  Toxaphene

  • 4-4'-dichlorodiphenyldichloroethane
  • DDD
  • p-p'-DDD
  • p-p'-dichlorodiphenyldichloroethane
  • DDT metabolite
  • insecticide
  • pesticide

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