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Compound Summary for: CID 3036

DDT

Also known as: Chlorophenothane; Clofenotane; p,p'-DDT; dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane; Chlorphenothan; Chlorphenotoxum; Parachlorocidum; Pentachlorin
Molecular Formula: C14H9Cl5   Molecular Weight: 354.48626   InChIKey: YVGGHNCTFXOJCH-UHFFFAOYSA-N
A polychlorinated pesticide that is resistant to destruction by light and oxidation. Its unusual stability has resulted in difficulties in residue removal from water, soil, and foodstuffs. This substance may reasonably be anticipated to be a carcinogen: Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP-85-002, 1985). (From Merck Index, 11th ed)   From: MeSH
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