synthesized by Othmar Zeidler.
DDT, a colourless crystalline substance
practically insoluble in water, is highly soluble in fats and most organic
1939 DDT insecticidal properties discovered by the
Swiss scientist Paul Hermann Müller who is awarded the 1948 Nobel Prize in
Physiology and Medicine.
DDT so safe you can eat it 1947
to slow child progress
and Breast Cancer: Significance of Age at Exposure
1972 DDT is banned in US as it
has been found to bioaccumulate killing higher level organisms like the birds
by creating extra thin egg shells.
The Rise and Fall of DDT in America
DDT - Rachel Carson - Silent Spring
DDT is present in the Palos Verdes sediments, Los
Angeles largely as a result of wastewater discharges from the former Montrose
Chemical plant in Torrance, California, which operated from 1947 to 1983.
Wastewater containing over 1,700 tons of DDT was discharged from the Montrose plant into
Fish caught off the coast of California from Ventura to
Dana Point contain the highest known concentrations of
may increase Alzheimer's risk
Californias toxic waters make for toxic
This Shark's Liver Had DDT Levels 100 Times the Legal Limit for
1977 Pesticide spill at Del Monte
Fresh Produce Co. contaminates a local drinking water system on the island of
The site is placed on the Superfund list in 1994 and is
contaminated by the pesticides ethylene dibromide, dibromo-chloropropane, and
1986 Use of the herbicide
Dinoseb is banned after tests concluded that it causes fertility problems and
birth defects in lab animals.
analysis of 117 studies of the incidence
of lymphoma in the US concludes that people most often develop the cancer in
areas with the highest pesticide and herbicide use.
The pesticides most
associated with lymphoma, according to the Lymphoma Foundation of
America (LFA) are the herbicides 2,4-D (2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid) and
triazines (which include atrazine, cyanazine and simazine).
compounds also had a high association with lymphoma.
These include: 2,4,5-T,
chlordane arsenates, diazinon, dichlorovos and
the LFA, the studies also showed a link between lymphoma and exposure to
2,4-D first marketed in the US in 1940s, is detected in the
ground water in 5 states and in 2003 found in 63% of home dust
DuPont ceased sales of Benlate, a fungicide
after hundreds of lawsuits.
DuPont has spent over $1.3
billion on litigation and damages primarily for property damage to crops,
flowers and ornamental plants damaged by Benlate.
2003 Delaware Supreme Court rules that statute of limitations
doesn't begin in a toxic exposure case until discovery of a possible link
between substance and injury.
Children born with eye defects that were
originally thought to be genetic were linked to prenatal exposure to the
2004 Run-off of the pesticide
ICON, active ingredient friponil, manufactured by Aventis CropScience kills
many of some 1,500 crawfish farmer's crawfish.
Researchers from Emory
University and the University of Washington find an association between
exposure to the organic pesticide Rotenone and
2005 New study based upon results from
Washington State's first year of mandatory testing of farm workers found that
one in five of those workers who either mix or spray pesticides and/or
herbicides "experienced significant health affects."
Of the 580 workers
tested, 20.6% experienced at least a 205 drop in the enzyme cholinesterase.
The enzyme is reportedly "vital to the body's
Some 4.4% of the workers experienced at least a 30% drop in the enzyme
Two of the more commonly used pesticides that affected the
workers were azinphos methyl also called Guthion and
chlorpyrifos which is sold
under various names.
According to the EPA, 80% of all the orchards in
the Northwest US are treated with both of these industrial oils.
West Virginia residents seek class action certification in a
suit against Solutia Inc. alleging exposure to toxic oil which emanated from a
facility that manufactured Agent
Orange, which was a blend of 2,4-D and 2,4,5-T and picloram.
Banned compound chemical pesticides - aldrin,
binapacryl, 2,3,4,5-bis (2-butylene) tetrahydro-2-furaldehyde, bromoxynil
butyrate, cadmium compounds,
calcium arsenate, captafol, carbon tetrachloride, chloranil, chlordane,
chlordecone (kepone), chlordimeform, chlorobenzilate,
chloromethoxypropylmercuric acetate, copper arsenate,
1,2-Dibromo-3-Chloropropane , dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethane, dinoseb and
salts, Di(phenylmercury)dodecenylsuccinate, 2-methyl-4,6-dinitrophenol, 1,2-
dibromoethane ethylene dibromide, ethylene dichloride, endrin, ethyl
p-nitrophenyl thionobenzenephosphonate, ethyl hexyleneglycol, fluoroacetamide,
lead arsenate, leptophos,
mercury compounds(mercurous chloride and
mercuric chloride), methamidophos, methyl parathion, mevinphos, mirex,
monocrotophos, nitrofen, octamethylpyrophosphoramide, parathion (ethyl),
pentachlorophenol, phenylmercury acetate, phenylmercuric oleate, phosphamidon,
potassium 2,4,5-trichlorophenate (2,4,5-TCP), pyriminil, safrole, silvex,
sodium arsenite, dichlorodiphenyldichloroethane, terpene polychlorinates,
thallium sulfate, toxaphene (chlorinated camphene),
2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4,5-T),
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