A persistent organochiorine insecticide banned in the UK, France and in many other European countries.
For etiology, clinical features, lesions, treatment and investigations, see Organochlorines .


[toxic.gif] Toxicity
Oral doses in mg/kg or concentrations in mg/l:

LD50 rats 40
  rabbits 45
  guinea pigs 25
  dogs 65
  cats 300-500
  chickens 20
  ducks 381
  pheasants 79
  quail 70
  pigeons 27
  goats 100
MTD adult cattle 10
  calves 5
  sheep 10
  pigs 25
TD adult cattle 25
  calves 10
  sheep 25
  horses 25
  pigs 50
LD cattle 60
  sheep 50-75
LC50 (96 h) fish 0.008-0.04

   
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