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DDT

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DDT (dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane) is a colorless, crystalline, tasteless and almost odorless .... Some uses of DDT continued under the public health exemption. For example, in June 1979, the Cal...

What is DDT? Why was DDT used? Is DDT still used?

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What is DDT? $ DDT 1 is an organochlorine2 insecticide that was first synthesized in 1874 (1, 2). $ DDT was a commonly-used pesticide for insect control in the ...

The DDT Story | Pesticide Action Network

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Banned for agricultural uses worldwide by the 2001 Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, the use of DDT is still permitted in small quantities  ...

Should DDT Be Used to Combat Malaria? - Scientific American

www.scientificamerican.com/article/ddt-use-to-combat-malaria/

DDT should be used "with caution" in combating malaria, a panel of scientists reported today.

Bring Back DDT! - 21st Century Science & Technology

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The 1972 U.S. ban on DDT is responsible for a genocide 10 times larger than ... to man [and] these uses of DDT do not have a deleterious effect on fish, birds, ...

Use of DDT in fighting malaria - Appropedia: The sustainability wiki

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Mar 28, 2013 ... DDT is also used in crop growth, and has been linked to the cause of attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) and also have an affect on ...

Global Status of DDT and Its Alternatives for Use in Vector Control to ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2801202/

May 29, 2009 ... I review the status of dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), used for disease vector control, along with current evidence on its benefits and ...

DDT - Royal Society of Chemistry

www.rsc.org/chemistryworld/podcast/CIIEcompounds/transcripts/DDT.asp

DDT works by increasing the flow of sodium ions through the cell ... around the world, although DDT continues to be used in India as an agricultural pesticide.

DDT Controversy - Science Heroes

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“The excellent DDT powder, which has been fully experimented with and found to yield astonishing results, will henceforth be used on a great scale by the ...

DDT (dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane)

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DDT is no longer registered for use in the United States, although it is still used in other (primarily tropical) countries. It is in EPA Toxicity Class II, moderately ...

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DDT - A Brief History and Status | Ingredients Used in Pesticide ...

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Nov 5, 2015 ... DDT (dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethane) was developed as the first of the modern synthetic insecticides in the 1940s. It was initially used with ...

The Uses of DDT - WSJ

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Aug 16, 2007 ... Last year, the World Health Organization reversed a 25-year-old policy and recommended using the pesticide DDT to fight malaria in the Third ...

DDT (dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane) - humans, body, used, water ...

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DDT is a synthetic chemical compound once used widely in the United States and throughout the world as a pesticide (a chemical substance used to kill weeds , ...