DDT Still Found in Teens

From: Robina Suwol
Date: 17 Feb 2003
Time: 05:52:26
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DDT Still Found in Teens despite 30-Year Ban, Dallas Morning News, 3/2:

Despite the 30-year-old US ban on DDT, the insecticide's chemical fingerprint still shows up in the bodies of American adolescents, according to the most comprehensive look yet at chemicals by the US Centers for Disease Control. Children showed higher levels than adults of numerous toxic substances, including nicotine byproducts, pesticides and a chemical
in soft plastic toys. Health experts said the report also underscores the need to cut mercury exposure, a danger to fetal development.


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