A persistent organochlorine insecticide. Permitted in the UK only for professional use as a lumbricide; banned in France.
For etiology, clinical features, lesions, treatment arid investigations, see Organochlorines


[toxic.gif] Toxicity

Oral doses in mg/kg:
LD50 rats 283
  rabbits 300
  dogs 20 - 700
  ducks 1200
  goats 180
MTD adult cattle 75
  calves 10
  sheep 35
TD adult cattle 90
  calves 25
  sheep 50

Highly toxic to fish