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Mirex

PESTANAL®, analytical standard

Synonym: Perchloropentacyclodecane

  • CAS Number 2385-85-5

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C10Cl12

  • Molecular Weight 545.54

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 5605269

  •  EC Number 219-196-6

  •  MDL number MFCD00167995

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329755314

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Description

Application

Mirex may be used as an internal reference standard to evaluate instrument performance during the determination of polybrominated diphenyl ethers and polychlorinated biphenyls in human serum and plasma by gas chromatography–tandem mass spectrometry method.

Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

General description

Mirex is an organochlorine insecticide used for control of the imported fire ant (Solenopsis richteri Forel and Solenopsis invicta Buren).

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Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN2811 - class 6.1 - PG 3 - MP - EHS - Toxic solids, organic, n.o.s., HI: all
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
PC8225000
Protocols & Articles

Articles

US EPA Method TO-10/IP-8 and ASTM® D4861: GC Analysis of Pesticides on SPB®-608 after Collection/Desorption using ORBO™-1000

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents US EPA Method TO-10/IP-8 and ASTM® D4861: GC Analysis of Pesticides on SPB®-608 after Collection/Desorption using ORBO™-1000
Keywords: Air Monitoring, Chromatography, Electron capture detector, Gas chromatography, Purification

Peer-Reviewed Papers
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