Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), DDT metabolites and pregnancy outcomes.

Abstract

Organochlorine pesticides (OCPs) are persistent endocrine disruptors. OCPs cross the placenta; this prenatal exposure has been associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes. We investigated associations between prenatal exposure to OCPs and gestational age and birth weight in 600 infants born between 1960 and 1963. The primary OCP was 1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-bis(p… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.reprotox.2012.10.013

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