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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Significance of Pesticide Residues to Human Health.
Author Durham., William F. ;
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Perrine, Fla. Perrine Primate Lab.
Year Published 1971
Stock Number PB-276 875
Additional Subjects Pesticides ; Hazardous materials ; DDT ; Carcinogens ; Public health ; Enzymes ; Physiological effects ; Experimental data ; Toxicology ; Toxic substances ; Reprints ; Pesticide residues ; Environmental health ; Carcinogenesis
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-276 875 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/23/1988
Collation 6p
The widespread occurrence in the environment of any foreign chemical is a matter of public health concern. The pesticides are poisons, of course, or they would not be useful in the control of insects, rodents, and other undesirable animals and plants. The possible harmful effect to the general population from intake of small amounts of these pesticidal chemicals as residues in food, water, air, or from other sources must be evaluated. In determining the overall effect on public health directly through control of insect-vector-borne diseases and indirectly through increased and improved agricultural production of food and fiber.