Descriptor English: Mirex
Descriptor Spanish: Mírex
Descriptor mírex
Scope note: Insecticida organoclorado que es carcinogénico.
Descriptor Portuguese: Mirex
Descriptor French: Mirex
Tree number(s): D02.455.526.439.659
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: An organochlorine insecticide that is carcinogenic.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Registry Number: Z917AN264P
CAS Type 1 Name: 1,3,4-Metheno-1H-cyclobuta(cd)pentalene, 1,1a,2,2,3,3a,4,5,5,5a,5b,6-dodecachlorooctahydro-
Previous Indexing: Insecticides (1966-1972)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under INSECTICIDES, ORGANOCHLORINE 1972-90
History Note: 91(72); was see under INSECTICIDES, ORGANOCHLORINE 1972-90
DeCS ID: 9106
Unique ID: D008917
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Mirex - Preferred
Concept UI M0013920
Scope note An organochlorine insecticide that is carcinogenic.
Preferred term Mirex

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