Table 1: Organochlorine pesticide groupings based on chemical structure.

GroupConstituents

(i) DDT and analoguesDDT
DDE
DDD
Methoxychlor

(ii) HexachlorobenzeneHexachlorobenzene

(iii) Hexachlorocyclohexaneα-HCH, β-HCH, δ-HCH, and γ-HCH

(iv) CyclodieneEndosulfan I and endosulfan II
Heptachlor
Aldrin
Dieldrin
Endrin

(v) Chlordecone, Kelevan, and MirexChlordecone, Kelevan, and Mirex

(vi) ToxapheneToxaphene