Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) in human blood in the south of the Russian Far East

  title={Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) in human blood in the south of the Russian Far East},
  author={V. Tsygankov and M. D. Boyarova and P. Kiku and M. V. Yarygina},
  journal={Environmental Science and Pollution Research},
The content of organochlorine pesticides in blood of residents of the Russian Far East is assessed. Among hexachlorocyclohexane isomers, only β-HCH has been found. This fact indicates that contamination of the environment and human organisms by this pesticide began long ago. Its concentration varies from 2060 to 22,230 ng/g lipid. The probable sources of the toxicant found in human organisms are discussed. 
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