Occurrence of organochlorine pesticides in indoor dust.

  title={Occurrence of organochlorine pesticides in indoor dust.},
  author={Elvira Vaclavik Br{\"a}uner and Philipp Mayer and Lars Gunnarsen and Katrin Vorkamp and Ole Raaschou-Nielsen},
  journal={Journal of environmental monitoring : JEM},
  volume={13 3},
Organochlorine pesticides are present in the environment and suspected of causing serious health effects. Diet has been the main exposure source, but indoor source release is gaining focus. Within a monitoring study of polychlorinated biphenyls of Danish buildings built during the 1960s and 1970s, we coincidently determined extreme levels of dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) levels in two of ten random samples. This raises concern and further large scale investigations are warranted to… 

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