Mirex - Environmental Health Criteria 44

United Nations Environment Programme ; World Health Organization ; International Labour Organisation (1984)

Mirex (C10C112) is a white crystalline odourless solid it is an extremely stable substance. Gas chromatography with electron capture detection is the analytical method most commonly used for its determination. Mirex is mainly used as a flame-retardant and as a stomach insecticide, mainly formulated into baits, for the control of ants, especially fire ants and harvester ants

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