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Main Title Chlorinated Insecticides and Related Materials in Human Urine.
Author Cueto, Jr., Cipriano ; Biros., Francis J. ;
CORP Author National Communicable Disease Center, Atlanta, Ga.
Year Published 1966
Stock Number PB-280 088
Additional Subjects Toxicology ; Pesticides ; Insecticides ; Excretion ; Urine ; Humans ; Exposure ; Chemical analysis ; Gas chromatography ; Reprints ; Urinalysis ; Metabolites ; Toxic substances
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-280 088 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/23/1988
Collation 9p
A new gas chromatographic method for the analysis of chlorinated hydrocarbon insecticides and their neutral metabolites in human urine is presented. Good reproducibility and recovery are obtained. In the majority of trials, recovery was 80% or better. The method was applied to urine specimens from men and women of the general population and has resulted in the detection of ten isomers or metabolites of chlorinated hydrocarbon insecticides. The excretion of these materials in the urine of individuals with no occupational exposure to chlorinated insecticides has not been detected previously. It is undoubtedly the extremely high sensitivity of the electron-capture detector to chlorinated hydrocarbon insecticides and the good reproducibility of measurements made in this way that make it possible to establish the excretion levels demonstrated in this work.