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Heptachlor Epoxide MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Heptachlor Epoxide
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.526.439.516.350
Unique ID
D006534
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006534
Scope Note
An oxidation product of HEPTACHLOR formed by many plants and animals, including humans, after exposure to HEPTACHLOR. It has been shown to remain in soil treated with HEPTACHLOR for over fifteen years and is toxic to animals and humans. (From ATSDR Public Heath Statement, April 1989)
Pharm Action
Insecticides
CAS Type 1 Name
2,5-Methano-2H-indeno(1,2-b)oxirene, 2,3,4,5,6,7,7-heptachloro-1a,1b,5,5a,6,6a-hexahydro-, (1aalpha,1bbeta,2alpha,5alpha,5abeta,6beta,6aalpha)-
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under HEPTACHLOR 1975-90
Online Note
search HEPTACHLOR 1973-74
History Note
91(75); was see under HEPTACHLOR 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2004/07/07
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