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Toxicological profile for DDT, DDE, and DDD
  • Published Date:
    September 2002
Filetype[PDF - 4.05 MB]


Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    United States, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. ; Syracuse Research Corporation ;
  • Funding:
    205-1999-00024
  • Document Type:
  • Description:
    Preface -- -- 1. Public Health Statement -- 1.1 What is this substance? -- 1.2 What happens to it when it enters the environment? -- 1.3 How might I be exposed to it? -- 1.4 How can it enter and leave my body? -- 1.5 How can it affect my health? -- 1.6 How can it affect children? -- 1.7 How can families reduce the risk of exposure? -- 1.8 Is there a medical test to determine whether I have been exposed to it? -- 1.9 What recommendations has the federal government made to protect human health? -- 1.10 Where can I get more information? -- -- 2. Relevance to Public Health -- 2.1 Background and environmental exposures in the United States -- 2.2 Summary of health effects -- 2.3 Minimal risk levels (MRLS) -- -- 3. Health Effects -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Discussion of health effects by route of exposure -- 3.3 Genotoxicity -- 3.4 Health effects in wildlife potentially relevant to human health -- 3.5 Toxicokinetics -- 3.5 Mechanisms of action -- 3.6 Toxicities mediated through the neuroendocrine axis -- 3.7 Children's susceptibility -- 3.8 Biomarkers of exposure and effect -- 3.9 Interactions with other chemicals -- 3.10 Populations that are unusually susceptible -- 3.11 Methods for reducing toxic effects -- 3.12 Adequacy of the database -- -- 4. Chemical and Physical Information -- 4.1 Chemical identity -- 4.2 Physical and chemical properties -- -- 5. Production, Import, Use, and Disposal -- 5.1 Production -- 5.2 Import/Export -- 5.3 Use -- 5.4 Disposal -- -- 6. Potential for Human Exposure -- 6.1 Overview -- 6.2 Releases to the environment -- 6.3 Environmental fate -- 6.4 Levels monitored or estimated in the environment -- 6.5 General population and occupational exposure -- 6.6 Exposures of children -- 6.7 Populations with potentially high exposure -- 6.8 Adequacy of the database -- -- 7. Analytical Methods -- 7.1 Biological materials -- 7.2 Environmental samples -- 7.3 Adequacy of the database -- -- 8. Regulations and Advisories -- -- 9. References -- -- 10. Glossary -- -- Appendix A. ATSDR minimal risk level worksheets -- -- Appendix B. User's guide -- -- Appendix C. Acronyms, abbreviations, and symbols -- -- Appendix D. Health effects in wildlife potentially relevant to human health -- -- Appendix E. Index

    "Prepared by Syracuse Research Corporation under contract no. 205-1999-00024; prepared for U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry."

    Chemical manager(s)/authors(s): Obaid Faroon, M. Olivia Harris, Fernando Llados, Steven Swarts, Gloria Sage, Mario Citra, Daniel Gefell

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