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Document ID (ISN)52812
CIS number 89-1996
ISBN(s) 92-4-154283-7
Year 1989
Convention or series no. Environmental Health Criteria 83
Title DDT and its derivatives - Environmental aspects
Bibliographic information World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 GenŔve 27, Switzerland, 1989. 98p. Illus. Bibl. Price: CHF 13.00.
Abstract Conclusions reached by this study on the ecological effects of DDT: DDT is highly toxic to aquatic microorganisms and aquatic invertebrates, fish, amphibians, birds and some mammals such as bats. This DDT and its metabolites should be regarded as a major environmental hazard.
Descriptors (primary) agricultural chemicals; WHO; environmental pollution; ecotoxicology; DDT
Descriptors (secondary) insecticides; criteria document; animal experiments
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Environmental pollution
Halogenated hydrocarbons
Agricultural chemicals
Pollution control