Residues of chlorinated phenols and phenoxy acid herbicides in the urine of Arkansas children.

@article{Hill1989ResiduesOC,
  title={Residues of chlorinated phenols and phenoxy acid herbicides in the urine of Arkansas children.},
  author={Robert H Hill and Teresa To and James S Holler and Douglas M. Fast and Stephanie J. Smith and Larry L Grandjean Needham and Sabine Binder},
  journal={Archives of environmental contamination and toxicology},
  year={1989},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={469-74}
}
Urine samples from 197 Arkansas children were analyzed for eight chlorinated phenols and four chlorinated phenoxy herbicides by using a new procedure that combined gas chromatography with tandem mass spectrometry. With the detection limit of 1 part per billion (ppb), six of these pesticides were detected in more than 10% of the samples. 2,5-Dichlorophenol (a metabolite of p-dichlorobenzene), and pentachlorophenol were detected in 96% and 100%, respectively, of the children's urine at median… CONTINUE READING
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