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- Struciński, P., et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Chemosphere 2014 v.94 pp. 158-163
- DDD (pesticide); DDE (pesticide); DDT (pesticide); HCH (pesticide); average daily intake; breast feeding; breast milk; hexachlorobenzene; infants; lindane; margin of safety; milk secretion; mosses and liverworts; normal values; risk
- ... Milk secretion being an important way of elimination of organochlorine pesticides (OCPs) poses a concern due to potential risk for breastfed infants. This study aims to provide a tool for assessing such risks to infants exposed to OCPs (through accumulation in the mother’s body), using calculated individual margins of safety (MoS). Selected OCPs included; p,p′-DDT, p,p′-DDD, p,p′-DDE, β-HCH, γ-HCH ...