DDT for the control of household insects affecting health
Advanced Search
Select up to three search categories and corresponding keywords using the fields to the right. Refer to the Help section for more detailed instructions.

Search our Collections & Repository

All these words:

For very narrow results

This exact word or phrase:

When looking for a specific result

Any of these words:

Best used for discovery & interchangable words

None of these words:

Recommended to be used in conjunction with other fields



Publication Date Range:


Document Data


Document Type:






Clear All

Query Builder

Query box

Clear All

For additional assistance using the Custom Query please check out our Help Page


DDT for the control of household insects affecting health

Filetype[PDF-15.42 MB]

Select the Download button to view the document
This document is over 5mb in size and cannot be previewed
  • English

  • Details:

    • Description:
      This preliminary leaflet is issued in a limited quantity for the use of public health officers and others concerned in the use of DDT to control household insects affecting health. In the near future a pamphlet on household use of DDT will be jointly issued by the Bureau of Entomology of the Department of Agriculture and the Public Health Service, Federal Security Agency, and will be available for distribution to the general public.

      DDT for control of household insects -- Affecting health -- What is DDT? -- What is a residual spray? -- How does DDT residue kill insects? -- In what forms is DDT available? -- How are DDT residual sprays applied? -- How long will DDT residues last? -- What precautions should be taken in using DDT? -- How can DDT be used against specific pests?: flies, mosquitoes, cockroaches, bedbugs, fleas, lice, other household pests.

      Federal Security Agency, U. S. Public Health Service, Office of Malaria Control in War Areas, Atlanta. Georgia.

      28 numbered pages

    • Genre:
    • Main Document Checksum:
    • File Type:

    Supporting Files

    • No Additional Files

    More +

    You May Also Like

    Checkout today's featured content at stacks.cdc.gov