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  • noun organic chemistry Any of several univalent radicals derived from chlorobenzenes or chlorophenols

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  • As early as 1945, Carson had become alarmed by government abuse of new chemical pesticides, such as DDT (1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-bis - (p-chlorophenyl) ethane), particularly for use in "predator" and "pest" control programs, which she felt were discharging poisons into the environment with little regard for the welfare of other creatures.

    Carson, Rachel Louise

  • DDT (1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-bis (p-chlorophenyl) ethane) is a pesticide that was once widely used to control insects on agricultural crops and insects that carry diseases like malaria and typhus, but is now used in only a few countries to control malaria.

    Public Health Statement for DDT, DDE, and DDD

  • Generally through the action of microorganisms, most DDT breaks down slowly into DDE (1,1-dichloro-2,2-bis (p-chlorophenyl) ethylene) and DDD

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  • Chemical Insecticides or 2,2-bis (p-chlorophenyl) - 1,1,1, - trichloroethane, chlorinated hydrocarbon compound used as an insecticide insecticides, chemical, biological, or other agents used to destroy … encyclopedia2. thefreedictionary.com / DDT

    Millard Fillmore's Bathtub

  • Chemical Insecticides or 2,2-bis (p-chlorophenyl) - 1,1,1, - trichloroethane, chlorinated hydrocarbon compound used as an insecticide insecticides, chemical, biological, or other agents used to destroy … encyclopedia2. thefreedictionary.com / DDT

    Millard Fillmore's Bathtub

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