chlorinated hydrocarbons

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chlorinated hydrocarbons

Highly toxic pesticides including Aldrin, DDT and dieldrin, now largely banned in the West.
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CH has been linked to clioxinlike compounds, organochloride pesticides, and prenatal exposure to radioactive iodine isotopes.
After 1958, part of the site was used for producing organochloride and organophosphate pesticides by Shell Quimica, an activity which continued until 1978, when it was transferred to an industrial unit in Paulinia (SP).
In that case, environmental activists were charged with obstructing peace officers during a protest to prevent the opening of a magnesium production plant that would discharge organochloride compounds into the environment, and at trial, they invoked necessity as a defence.
Washington, March 23 (ANI): A University of Granada study has shown that exposure to organochloride pesticides alters semen quality.
Microcosm evaluation of the bioaccumulation of organochloride pesticides from soils in the North Shore Restoration Area at Lake Apopka.
noting that the switch from pesticides in the organochloride family, such as DDT, to organophosphates transformed "a highly uncertain, long run risk from organochlorines into a more certain, immediate, and significant risk of toxicity from the organophosphates").
The recent decreases in fish consumption have probably been influenced by not only fears about mercury, but also by a widely publicized report in a prominent journal(7) that farmed salmon contains measurable amounts of organochloride compounds.
Their lab hit list includes: PCBs (polychlori nated biphenyls), PAHs (polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons), and a number of organochloride pesticides and herbicides, such as DDT, lindane, endosulfan, atrazine and 2,4,5-T-some seriously poisonous compounds.
Solutia also took with it Monsanto's legal liability, resulting from decades of toxic chemical production, from PCBs to organochloride weed killers, including the notorious Agent Orange.
It has been associated with a combination of bacterial, protozoal and viral infections, exposure to toxic chemicals - especially organophosphates and organochloride insecticides - and severe or prolonged stress.
3]/Fe(II) systems were more effective in the removal of organochloride compounds than the [O.
Organochloride pesticide pollution, especially DDT and endrin, caused drastic population reductions in the 1960s.