Global surveillance of DDT and DDE levels in human tissues.

@article{Jaga2003GlobalSO,
  title={Global surveillance of DDT and DDE levels in human tissues.},
  author={Kushik Jaga and Chandrabhan Dharmani},
  journal={International journal of occupational medicine and environmental health},
  year={2003},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={7-20}
}
The organochlorine insecticide dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) was initially introduced for control of vector-borne discases It was banned in the United States by the Environmental Protection Agency in 1972 because of potential harmful effects on humans, wildlife and the environment. Since it is a potential human carcinogen, the United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) has recently restricted the use of DDT in developing countries until alternative methods of vector control are sought… CONTINUE READING
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