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Index Chlordane

Chlordane is a chemical compound and also part of a similarly named pesticide mixture resulting from synthesis (main components- heptachlor, chlordane, and nonachlor). [1]

26 relations: Adduct, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Aldrin, Bioaccumulation, Cancer, Chlorine, Citrus, Cyclopentadiene, Dieldrin, Diels–Alder reaction, Endrin, Environmental Science & Technology, Heptachlor, Hexachlorocyclopentadiene, Lolium perenne, Maize, Metabolite, Mycoremediation, Persistent organic pollutant, Phanerochaete, Phytoremediation, Poa pratensis, Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, Synthetic rubber, United States, United States Environmental Protection Agency.


An adduct (from the Latin adductus, "drawn toward" alternatively, a contraction of "addition product") is a product of a direct addition of two or more distinct molecules, resulting in a single reaction product containing all atoms of all components.

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Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) is a federal public health agency within the United States Department of Health and Human Services.

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Aldrin is an organochlorine insecticide that was widely used until the 1990s, when it was banned in most countries.

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Bioaccumulation is the accumulation of substances, such as pesticides, or other chemicals in an organism.

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Cancer is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body.

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Chlorine is a chemical element with symbol Cl and atomic number 17.

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Citrus is a genus of flowering trees and shrubs in the rue family, Rutaceae.

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Cyclopentadiene is an organic compound with the formula C5H6.

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Dieldrin is an organochloride originally produced in 1948 by J. Hyman & Co, Denver, as an insecticide.

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Diels–Alder reaction

The Diels–Alder reaction is an organic chemical reaction (specifically, a cycloaddition) between a conjugated diene and a substituted alkene, commonly termed the dienophile, to form a substituted cyclohexene derivative.

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Endrin is an organochloride with the chemical formula C12H8Cl6O that was first produced in 1950 by Shell and Velsicol Chemical Corporation.

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Environmental Science & Technology

Environmental Science & Technology is a biweekly peer-reviewed scientific journal published since 1967 by the American Chemical Society.

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Heptachlor is an organochlorine compound that was used as an insecticide.

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Hexachlorocyclopentadiene, also known as C-56, is an organochlorine compound that is a precursor to several pesticides.

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Lolium perenne

Lolium perenne, common name perennial ryegrass, English ryegrass, winter ryegrass, or ray grass, is a grass from the family Poaceae.

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Maize (Zea mays subsp. mays, from maíz after Taíno mahiz), also known as corn, is a cereal grain first domesticated by indigenous peoples in southern Mexico about 10,000 years ago.

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A metabolite is the intermediate end product of metabolism.

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Mycoremediation (from ancient Greek μύκης (mukēs), meaning "fungus" and the suffix -remedium, in Latin meaning 'restoring balance') is a form of bioremediation in which fungi-based technology is used to decontaminate the environment.

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Persistent organic pollutant

Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) are organic compounds that are resistant to environmental degradation through chemical, biological, and photolytic processes.

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Phanerochaete is a genus of crust fungi in the family Phanerochaetaceae.

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Phytoremediation /ˌfaɪtəʊrɪˌmiːdɪˈeɪʃən/ refers to the technologies that use living plants to clean up soil, air, and water contaminated with hazardous contaminants.

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Poa pratensis

Poa pratensis, commonly known as Kentucky bluegrass (or blue grass), smooth meadow-grass, or common meadow-grass, is a perennial species of grass native to practically all of Europe, northern Asia and the mountains of Algeria and Morocco.

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Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants

Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants is an international environmental treaty, signed in 2001 and effective from May 2004, that aims to eliminate or restrict the production and use of persistent organic pollutants (POPs).

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Synthetic rubber

A synthetic rubber is any artificial elastomer.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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United States Environmental Protection Agency

The Environmental Protection Agency is an independent agency of the United States federal government for environmental protection.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chlordane

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