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Actual name for DDT and what you need to know about it

Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane, commonly known as DDT, is a colorless, tasteless, and almost odorless crystalline chemical compound,an organochloride.Originally developed as an insecticide, it became infamous for its environmental impacts.DDT was first synthesized in 1874 by the Austrian chemist Othmar Zeidler.DDT's insecticidal action was discovered by the Swiss chemist Paul Hermann Müller in 1939.

  1 year ago ago
Actual name for DDT and what you need to know about it