07 July 2011

#SmilesC Answer 9

  • #SmilesC some say this cpd has save more lives than any other, what is it? ClC(Cl)(Cl)C(c1ccc(Cl)cc1)c2ccc(Cl)cc2
The compound is DDT (dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane) a potent insecticide. It was used to destroy mosquito larvae and hence malaria.

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