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NIOSH Special Occupational Hazard Review: DDT
  • Published Date:
    September 1978
  • Status:
    current
Filetype[PDF - 3.46 MB]


Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • Document Type:
  • Description:
    Results of animal experiments indicate that DDT has considerable potential for carcinogenic effects in humans. Based on the demonstrated potentials for induction of tumors in both rats and mice , NIOSH recommends that these this pesticide be controlled and handled in the workplace as a suspected occupational carcinogen, and exposure be minimized to the greatest extent possible.

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