A review on the usage of POP pesticides in China, with emphasis on DDT loadings in human milk.

@article{Wong2005ARO,
  title={A review on the usage of POP pesticides in China, with emphasis on DDT loadings in human milk.},
  author={Ming-hung Wong and Anna Oi-Wah Leung and Janet Kit Yan Chan and Maggie P K Choi},
  journal={Chemosphere},
  year={2005},
  volume={60 6},
  pages={740-52}
}
This article attempts to review the usage of nine pesticides included in the 12 Stockholm Convention persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in China and to examine the extent of DDT contamination in human milk, focusing on the Chinese populations. By comparing all the data available concerning DDTs in human milk from 19 countries, it is revealed that the Chinese populations exhibit rather high concentrations of DDTs, due to the fact that China has been a major producer and consumer of DDTs in the… CONTINUE READING
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