Chinese: 艾氏剂French: aldrine (n.m.)Russian: альдрин

Status: ISO 1750 (published)
IUPAC PIN: (1R,4S,4aS,5S,8R,8aR)-1,2,3,4,10,10-hexachloro-1,4,4a,5,8,8a-hexahydro-1,4:5,8-dimethanonaphthalene
IUPAC name: (1R,4S,4aS,5S,8R,8aR)-1,2,3,4,10,10-hexachloro-1,4,4a,5,8,8a-hexahydro-1,4:5,8-dimethanonaphthalene
CAS name: (1R,4S,4aS,5S,8R,8aR)-rel-1,2,3,4,10,10-hexachloro-1,4,4a,5,8,8a-hexahydro-1,4:5,8-dimethanonaphthalene
CAS Reg. No.: 309-00-2
Formula: C12H8Cl6
Activity: insecticides (chlorinated cyclodiene)
Notes: The common name “HHDN” was also formerly approved by ISO for this substance, but was withdrawn in 2020.
The 5R,8S isomer has the ISO common name isodrin [465-73-6].
The names dieldrin and aldrin are derived from the Diels-Alder chemical reaction, and their pronunciation should reflect the names of the German chemists Dr O. Diels and Dr K. Alder.
Structure: Structural formula of aldrin
Pronunciation: orl-drǐn  Guide to British pronunciation
InChI: InChI=1S/C12H8Cl6/c13-8-9(14)11(16)7-5-2-1-4(3-5)6(7)10(8,15)12(11,17)18/h1-2,4-7H,3H2/t4-,5+,6+,7-,10+,11-

A data sheet from the Compendium of Pesticide Common Names