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Review of the persistent organochlorine pesticides

Great Britain. Advisory Committee on Poisonous Substances Used in Agriculture and Food Storage.

Review of the persistent organochlorine pesticides

report to the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, the Minister of Health, and the Secretary of State for Scotland.

by Great Britain. Advisory Committee on Poisonous Substances Used in Agriculture and Food Storage.

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Published by H. M. Stationery Off. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pesticides -- Toxicology,
  • Spraying and dusting residues in agriculture

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB951 .G73
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 67 p.
    Number of Pages67
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5906698M
    LC Control Number64006206
    OCLC/WorldCa2030134

    The higher persistence of organochlorine in aerobic conditions compared to anaerobic might be caused by the absence of enzymes or more likely by the oxidative damage following organochlorine metabolism. The removal of heteroatoms (like halogens) or heteroatom-containing groups are frequently among the first steps in by: Annual Review TRANSBOUNDARY POLLUTION: PERSISTENT ORGANOCHLORINE PESTICIDES IN MIGRANT BIRDS OF THE SOUTHWESTERN UNITED STATES AND MEXICO MIGUEL A. MORA National Biological Service, Midwest Science Center, Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas , USA.

    This study is aimed at compiling the toxicological aspects of organochlorine compounds (OCCs) including pesticides among different animal models. Tests on animal species like Mean Probable Effect Concentration Quotient (PEC-Q) test, DNA repair assays and histopathological examinations have shown positive results for the toxicity of organochlorine pesticides. chlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and organochlorine pesticides (OCPs) are widely available and are the result of a vast amount of environmental analytical method development and research on persistent organic pollutants (POPs) over the past 30–40 years. This review summarizes procedures and examines new approaches for extraction, isolation,Cited by:

    Organochlorine pesticide, Libyan fish, Thunnus albacares, Sardinella aurita, Boops boops The study was conducted to assess the level of contamination of marine fish persistent chemicals such as many organochlorine pesticide residues, where most countries suffer from the problems of pollution of marine fish persistent chemicals. Persistent organochlorine pesticides and oxidant/antioxidant status in the placental tissue of the women with full-term and pre-term deliveries M. Anand,* a P. Agarwal, .


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Review of the persistent organochlorine pesticides by Great Britain. Advisory Committee on Poisonous Substances Used in Agriculture and Food Storage. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Book: Review of the Persistent Organochlorine Pesticides. Report by the Advisory Committee on Poisonous Substances used in Agriculture and Food Storage. + 68 pp. The Advisory Committee on Poisonous Substances used in Agriculture and Food Storage was invited in June to review the risks arising from the use of persistent organochlorine compounds in agriculture and food storage in Britain [cf.

R.A.E., A 50 ] and to make recommendations. In this report of its findings, issued early inthe purposes for which. Persistent Organic Pollutants in Lactating Women: Polychlorinated biphenyls and Organochlorine pesticides in milk samples of lactating women of Karachi, PakistanPrice: $ The purpose of this review is to list the major classes of pesticides, to understand organochlorine pesticides based on their activity and persistence, and also Review of the persistent organochlorine pesticides book understand their biochemical toxicity.

Abstract. Abstract—The hypothesis that migratory birds accumulate persistent organochlorine pesticides (POPs) during the winter in Latin America has been prevalent for many years, particularly since 1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethane (DDT).

Organochlorine pesticides are an important part of persistent organic pollutants, and are chemically stable in nature. They break down only very slowly and can remain in the. Assessment of exposure. Organochlorine pesticides analyses were performed by the Harvard School of Public Health Organic Chemistry Laboratory.

Serum samples were sent and analyzed in groups of 2 or 3—matched sets of a case and matched control(s)—and laboratory personnel were blind to case-control by: Factors Influencing the Persistence of Organochlorine Pesticides in Surface Soil from the Region around the Hongze Lake, China.

Science of The Total Environment, DOI: /env Wei He, Ning Qin, Qi-Shuang He, Cited by: This study had reviewed published works on organochlorine pesticide (OCP) residues in water, fish and sediment samples.

The environmental and health effects of these pesticides were explicitly discussed. Human health risk assessment of hazard quotient (HQ), hazard indices (HI) and cancer risk (CR) were determined in fish by: 7.

Results: The majority of the reviewed articles indicated the presence of two or more organochlorine pesticides in the collected samples of breast milk. INTRODUCTION. The theory that migratory birds accumulate persistent organochlorine pesticides (POPs) during the winter in Latin America has been prevalent for years, particularly since DDT (1,1,1‐trichloro‐2,2‐bis(p‐chlorophenyl)ethane) was banned in the United States in [].One reason for the popularity of this theory is that many important wintering areas Cited by: Organochlorine pesticides are more persistent in the environment than most other synthetic organic pesticides.

For this reason, and because some insects have developed resistance to this class of compounds, their use is steadily decreasing. The concentrations of 11 organochlorine pesticides, 6 polychlorinated biphenils (PCBs) and 1 inorganic toxic element, Hg, were determined in 46 food samples that included fish, shellfish, meat, fruit, vegetables, cheese and eggs, which were acquired in local markets and department stores in the Menorca Island.

Review of the persistent organochlorine pesticides; report to the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, the Minister of Health and the Secretary of State.

Organochlorine pesticides (OCPs) are ubiquitous contaminants with high bioaccumulation and persistence in the environment; they can have adverse effects in humans and animals. This study examined residual concentrations in water, sediments, and fishes as well as the association between the health risks of OCPs and fish consumption in the Taiwanese Cited by: Title:Threat Posed by Persistent Organochlorine Pesticides and their Mobility in the Environment VOLUME: 22 ISSUE: 10 Author(s):Reeti Kumar and Suparna Mukherji* Affiliation:Centre for Environmental Science and Engineering (CESE), Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, Centre for Environmental Science and Engineering (CESE), Cited by: 2.

The general class of organochlorine pesticides has been associated with health effects, such as endocrine disorders (10, 52), effects on embryonic development, lipid metabolism, and hematological and hepatic by: Pesticide residues in soil, water and plants Contamination of the soil, water and air with pesticides is a social and economical matter of concern to all.

Use of metal-based inorganic and hard pesticides like organochlorines attracted widespread opposition due to their persistent and polluting nature. Strong public movementsFile Size: KB. Concentration and fate of persistent organochlorine pesticides in estuarine sediments using headspace solid-phase microextraction [An article from: Chemosphere] [Chang, S.m., Doong, R.a.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Concentration and fate of persistent organochlorine pesticides in estuarine sediments using headspace solid-phase Author: S.m.

Chang, R.a. Doong. Organochlorine pesticides ISSN: (print version) | (electronic version) Table 2. Major organochlorine pesticides, their chemical structures, toxicity, use and persistence. Chemical name Structure Toxicity LD 50 Use Persistence in environment WHO classification based on rat oral LD 50 1 Dichlorodiphenyltrichlo-roethane.

Organochlorine (OC) pesticides have been used broadly in China's past, yet very little is known about their atmospheric concentrations and transport.

In this work, air samples were collected in the Taihu Lake Region, China, from July 23 to Augto measure concentrations of OC pesticides in air. The average concentrations of α and γ- hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH), Cited by: None of the other organochlorine pesticides were associated with PD in these analyses.

Conclusions: These results provide some support for an increased risk of Parkinson disease with exposure to dieldrin, but chance or exposure correlation with other less persistent pesticides could contribute to our findings.Persistent pesticides are still a problem in areas highly dependent on agricultural goods, such as in the Central and South American Regions.

The same is true for the countries that produce these chemicals such as in the East Asian region. In the Arctic, there has been an increase in some levels of persistent pesticides.