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  1. Indoor air pollution by lindane and DDT indicated by head hair samples of children.

    Article, Communication - En anglais

    International Symposium on Health Aspects of Environmental and Occupational Pesticide Exposure. Düsseldorf, DEU, 1998/09/28.

    The use of the pesticides DDT and lindane as wood preservatives causes indoor air contamination and subsequently exposure of the occupants of these rooms.

    As hair acts as a passive sampler for air contaminants, we tested pesticide concentrations in hair measured by the GC/MS technique.

    A comparison of the DDT and lindane concentrations in hair samples of 193 pre-school children from a rural area around Rostock with information concerning their home environments showed that this is a suitable method for screening purposes.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Allemagne(république démocratique), Allemagne, Europe, 1996, Pollution intérieur, Pesticide, Insecticide, Acaricide, Organochloré, DDT, Lindane, Agent préservation bois, Analyse chimique, Matériel biologique, Cheveu, Enfant, Homme, Méthode non invasive

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : East Germany, Germany, Europe, 1996, Indoor pollution, Pesticides, Insecticide, Acaricide, Organochlorine compounds, DDT, Lindane, Wood preservative, Chemical analysis, Biological material, Hair (head), Child, Human, Non invasive method

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    Cote : 99-0392351

    Code Inist : 002B30A02B. Création : 22/03/2000.