Pesticide residues in grain from Kazakhstan and potential health risks associated with exposure to detected pesticides.

@article{Lozowicka2014PesticideRI,
  title={Pesticide residues in grain from Kazakhstan and potential health risks associated with exposure to detected pesticides.},
  author={Bozena Lozowicka and Piotr Kaczyński and Capital A Cyrillic Е Paritova and G B Kuzembekova and A B Abzhalieva and N B Sarsembayeva and K Alihan},
  journal={Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association},
  year={2014},
  volume={64},
  pages={238-48}
}
This paper presents the first study of pesticide residue results in grain from Kazakhstan. A total of 80 samples: barley, oat, rye, and wheat were collected and tested in the accredited laboratory. Among 180 pesticides, 10 active substances were detected. Banned pesticides, such as DDTs, γ-HCH, aldrin and diazinon were found in cereal grain. Chlorpyrifos methyl and pirimiphos methyl were the most frequently detected residues. No residues were found in 77.5% of the samples, 13.75% contained… CONTINUE READING

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