Cancer mortality in workers exposed to dieldrin and aldrin: an update.

@article{Swaen2002CancerMI,
  title={Cancer mortality in workers exposed to dieldrin and aldrin: an update.},
  author={Gerard M. H. Swaen and Geert de Jong and Jos J M Slangen and Ludovic G. P. M. van Amelsvoort},
  journal={Toxicology and industrial health},
  year={2002},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={63-70}
}
This study was conducted to investigate the possible long-term health effects, in particular carcinogenic effects, of occupational exposure to the organochlorine insecticides dieldrin and aldrin. We updated an earlier cohort mortality study of 570 employees involved in the production of these insecticides. All of the employees had worked in the production plants between 1 January 1954 and 1 January 1970 and were followed for cause-specific mortality until 1 January 2001. Based on dieldrin… CONTINUE READING