Helium was used as the carrier gas, and organochlorine
pesticides were identified by comparing their retention times with those of a standard mixture of PCBs and organochlorinated pesticides.
levels were missing for 3% of the 2,823 children selected, mostly because the measured value did not meet the quality control standards for acceptance (Brock et al.
The study of 50 pregnant women found detectable levels of organochlorines
in all of the women participating in the study-including DDT, PCBs and other pesticides that have been banned from use for more than 30 years.
10] undertaken a survey in northern India, has shown the presence of high concentration of both organochlorine
and organophosphorus pesticides in the surface and ground water samples.
Only one combination showed a statistically significant pattern: higher rates of autism for mothers who were exposed to a group of chemicals called organochlorines
during their first trimester of pregnancy.
Tests were carried out on their blood to search for traces of 15 organochlorine
Breastfed infants can be exposed to organochlorines
that have accumulated in breast milk.
In the wake of organochlorine
pesticides came organophosphate agents.
The authors used regression analysis to evaluate breast cancer incidence at the county level as a function of organochlorine
pesticide and triazine herbicide use.
Any recovery from that was prevented by the wider effects of the organochlorine
pesticides in the 1950s and 60s.
Dow Faces Market Risk from Organochlorine
Investments: Dow could be pressed by markets and regulations to reduce its production and marketing focus on organochlorine
chemicals as a result of mounting scientific findings regarding ecological and human health impacts of organochlorine
toxins, dioxins & furans in particular.
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