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chlor·dane(klôr′dān′) also chlor·dan (-dăn′)
A colorless, odorless, viscous liquid, C10H6Cl8, formerly used as an insecticide. It may be toxic to humans and wildlife as a result of its effect on the nervous system.
(Elements & Compounds) a white insoluble toxic solid existing in several isomeric forms and usually used, as an insecticide, in the form of a brown impure liquid. Formula: C10H6Cl8
[C20: from chloro- + (in)d(ene) + -ane]
chlor•dane(ˈklɔr deɪn, ˈkloʊr-)
a colorless, toxic liquid, C10H6Cl8, used as an insecticide.