Synonyms: "hydromirex", "mirex photoproduct", "8-monohydro mirex"

Source: photomirex is a toxic metabolite of the insecticide mirex.


IUPAC Name: 1,2,3,4,5,5,6,7,9,10,10-Undecachloropentacyclo[,6.03,9.04,8]decane
CAS Number: 39801-14-4
PubChem ID: 91632
Canonical SMILES: C12C3(C4(C5(C3(C(C1(C5(C2(C4(Cl)Cl)Cl)Cl)Cl)(Cl)Cl)Cl)Cl)Cl)Cl

Structural Properties:

Molecular Formula: C10HCl11C10HCl11
Molecular Weight: 511,098

Pharmacophore Features:

Number of bond donors: 0
Number of bond acceptors: 0
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 21


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Toxicological Information

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Singh A, Villeneuve DC, Bhatnagar MK, Valli VEO. 1982. Ultrastructure of the thyroid glands of rats fed photomirex: an 18-month recovery study. Toxicology 23(4):309-319, DOI: 10.1016/0300-483X(82)90069-5.
Yarbrough JD, Chambers JE, Grimley JM, Alley EG, Fang MM, Morrow JT, Ward BC, Conroy JD. 1981 Mar 30. Comparative study of 8-monohydromirex and mirex toxicity in male rats. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 58(1):105-117.

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