Methoxychlor is a synthetic organochlorine used as an insecticide. ==Usage== Methoxychlor is used to protect crops, ornamentals, livestock, and pets against fleas, mosquitoes, cockroaches, and other insects. It was intended to be a replacement for DDT, but has since been banned based on its acute toxicity, bioaccumulation, and endocrine disruption
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Pesticide that causes adverse health effects in domestic water supplies and is toxic to freshwater and marine aquatic life.
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<chemical> An insecticide. Methoxychlor has oestrogenic effects in mammals, among other effects. ... Pharmacological action: insecticide, organochlorine. ... Chemical name: Benzene, 1,1'-(2,2,2-trichloroethylidene)bis(4-methoxy- ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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a colourless, crystalline organic halogen compound used as an insecticide. Methoxychlor is very similar to DDT but acts more rapidly, is less ...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: me-thok′sē-klōr Definitions: 1. An insecticide resembling DDT; ectoparasiticide.
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