An organochlorine insecticide banned in the UK and in France.
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 3
 
rabbits  
 
7
  cats 3-6
 
chickens  
 
2-4
  ducks 6
  pheasants 2
  pigeons 2.5
 
goats  
 
25
Highly toxic to fish:
LC50 (96 h) fish 0.0005-0.003