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DDT for the control of household insects affecting health
  • Published Date:
    1946
  • Language:
    English
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DDT for the control of household insects affecting health
Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    United States. Public Health Service.
  • 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

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