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Chlordecone MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Chlordecone
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.526.439.190
Unique ID
D007631
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007631
Scope Note
A highly chlorinated polycyclic hydrocarbon insecticide whose large number of chlorine atoms makes it resistant to degradation. It has been shown to be toxic to mammals and causes abnormal cellular changes in laboratory animals.
Entry Term(s)
Kepone
Pharm Action
Insecticides
Registry Number
RG5XJ88UDF
Related Numbers
143-50-0
CAS Type 1 Name
1,3,4-Metheno-2H-cyclobuta(cd)pentalen-2-one, 1,1a,3,3a,4,5,5,5a,5b,6-decachlorooctahydro-
Previous Indexing
Bridged Compounds (1969-1976)
Insecticides, Organochlorine (1973-1976)
Public MeSH Note
96; was KEPONE 1977-95 (see under INSECTICIDES, ORGANOCHLORINE 1977-90); CHLORDECONE was see KEPONE 1977-95
History Note
96; was KEPONE 1977-95 (see under INSECTICIDES, ORGANOCHLORINE 1977-90); CHLORDECONE was see KEPONE 1977-95
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1976/04/16
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Chlordecone Preferred
Kepone Narrower
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