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- Tongo, Isioma, et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Chemosphere 2016 v.144 pp. 1319-1326
- DDT (pesticide); HCH (pesticide); at-risk population; children; exposure pathways; gas chromatography; human health; ingestion; lindane; monitoring; neoplasms; pesticide residues; risk; risk estimate; rivers; sediments; Nigeria
- ... Sediment samples from major agricultural producing areas in Edo state Nigeria were analysed for α-HCH, γ-HCH, β-HCH and ∑DDT with the aim of elucidating contamination profiles, distribution characteristics, carcinogenic and non-carcinogenic risk of these compounds in these regions. Analysis was done using a gas chromatography (GC) equipped with electron capture detector (ECD), while health risk as ...