|Status:||ISO 1750 (published)|
|CAS Reg. No.:||309-00-2|
|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|Notes:||The common name “HHDN” was also formerly approved by ISO for this substance, but was withdrawn in 2020.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.
|Pronunciation:||orl-drǐn Guide to British pronunciation|
A data sheet from the Compendium of Pesticide Common Names