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[en-doh-suhl-fan] /ˌɛn doʊˈsʌl fæn/
noun, Chemistry
a chlorinated hydrocarbon insecticide and miticide, C 9 H 6 Cl 6 O 3 S, in widespread use on food and forage crops.
Origin of endosulfan
1960-65; end(rin) + -o- + sulf- + -an, for -ane Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for endosulfan
  • Contact with endosulfan may irritate or burn the skin, eyes, and mucous membranes.
  • endosulfan degradation can be via abiotic or biotic processes in aerobic and anaerobic conditions.
  • Oxidation and hydrolysis are the main routes for endosulfan degradation.
  • endosulfan is not susceptible to atmospheric degradation.

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