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A chlorinated hydrocarbon Insecticide whose use is now banned in the United States. Endrin was first introduced as a pesticide and insecticide in 1951. It is an isomer of Dieldrin.

Synonyms and Related Terms

mendrin; nendrin; hexadrin; insecticide no. 269; compound 269; ENT-17251


  • Toxic by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption.
  • Biohazard.
  • CDH Chemicals: SDS

Physical and Chemical Properties

Composition C12H8Cl6O
CAS 72-20-8
Melting Point 245 C (dec)
Molecular Weight mol. wt. = 380.93

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