Definitions for "Toxaphene"
A chemical that causes adverse health effects in domestic water supplies and also is toxic to freshwater and marine aquatic life.
Commercial name of an insecticide, a mixture of isomers obtained by chlorination of camphene. It was used primarily to control insect pests on cotton and other crops. It is classified as a POP and is now banned in Western Europe.
the generic name for chlorinated camphene; an amber, waxy solid with a mild odour of chlorine and camphor that is toxic by ingestion, inhalation and skin absorption; most uses of toxaphene are now banned