a chemical used to kill insects
Short for dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane. A powerful insecticide that is also poisonous to humans and animals. It remains active in the environment for many years and has been banned in the United States for most uses since 1972 but is still in use in some countries in which malaria is endemic. Chemical formula: C14H9Cl5.
Either of two liquid esters, C21H28O3 or C22H28O5, derived from chrysanthemums: the active ingredient of pyrethrum
A Mexican and Central American plant (Schoenocaulon officinale) of the lily family, with brown seeds used in insecticides and formerly in medicine
A white, odorless, crystalline substance, C23H22O6, obtained from the roots of certain plants, as derris and cube, and used in insecticides
A substance or agent used to kill rodents.
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