Chinese: 艾氏剂French: aldrineRussian: альдрин

Status: ISO 1750 (published)
PIN: (1R,4S,4aS,5S,8R,8aR)-1,2,3,4,10,10-hexachloro-1,4,4a,5,8,8a-hexahydro-1,4:5,8-dimethanonaphthalene
IUPAC: (1R,4S,4aS,5S,8R,8aR)-1,2,3,4,10,10-hexachloro-1,4,4a,5,8,8a-hexahydro-1,4:5,8-dimethanonaphthalene
CAS: (1R,4S,4aS,5S,8R,8aR)-rel-1,2,3,4,10,10-hexachloro-1,4,4a,5,8,8a-hexahydro-1,4:5,8-dimethanonaphthalene
CAS Reg. No.: 309-00-2
Formula: C12H8Cl6
Activity: insecticides (cyclodiene insecticides)
Notes: Aldrin is the ISO common name for material containing more than 95% of the pure compound; the pure compound has the ISO common name HHDN.
The name “艾氏剂” is approved in China for aldrin and for HHDN.
The 5R,8S isomer has the BSI common name isodrin.
The names dieldrin and aldrin are derived from the Diels-Alder chemical reaction, and their pronunciation should reflect the names of the German chemists Dr O. Diels and Dr K. Alder.
Structure: Structural formula of aldrin
Pronunciation: orl-drǐn  Guide to British pronunciation
InChI: InChI=1S/C12H8Cl6/c13-8-9(14)11(16)7-5-2-1-4(3-5)6(7)10(8,15)12(11,17)18/h1-2,4-7H,3H2/t4-,5+,6+,7-,10+,11-

A data sheet from the Compendium of Pesticide Common Names