mirex

Chinese: 灭蚁灵French: mirex (n.m.)Russian: мирекс


Status: ESA
PIN: 1,1a,2,2,3,3a,4,5,5,5a,5b,6-dodecachloro-1,1a,3,3a,4,5,5a,5b-octahydro-1H-1,3,4-(epimethanetriyl)cyclobuta[cd]pentalene
IUPAC: dodecachloropentacyclo[5.3.0.02,6.03,9.04,8]decane
or
perchloropentacyclo[5.3.0.02,6.03,9.04,8]decane
CAS: 1,1a,2,2,3,3a,4,5,5,5a,5b,6-dodecachlorooctahydro-1,3,4-metheno-1H-cyclobuta[cd]pentalene
Reg. No.: 2385-85-5
Formula: C10Cl12
Activity: insecticides (cyclodiene insecticides)
Notes: There is no ISO common name for this substance; the name “mirex” is approved by the Entomological Society of America.
The name “perchlordecone” has been used in the literature, but it has no official status.
Structure: Structural formula of mirex
Pronunciation: -rěks  Guide to British pronunciation
InChIKey: GVYLCNUFSHDAAW-UHFFFAOYSA-N
InChI: InChI=1S/C10Cl12/c11-1-2(12)7(17)4(14)3(13,5(1,15)9(7,19)20)6(1,16)10(21,22)8(2,4)18

A data sheet from the Compendium of Pesticide Common Names