Dieldrin

CAS Number

60-57-1

Synonym(s)

AI3-16225; Caswell No. 333; Dieldrix; Exo-dieldrin; Dielmoth; HEOD; Illoxol; NCI-C00124; Octalox; Quntox; Red Shield; Termitox; EPA Pesticide Code: 045001

Occurence(s)/Use(s)

Formerly used as an insecticide; product of oxidized aldrin (former insecticide). All uses except termite control banned in US in 1974; all uses banned in US in 1987.

Dieldrin