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Organochlorine compound residues in human milk in the United Kingdom 1989-1991.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7612309     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
1. The concentrations of some organochlorine pesticides and polychlorobiphenyls have been determined in 193 samples of human milk collected between July 1989 and July 1991. 2. Comparison of the results with those from previous studies in 1979-80, and earlier, shows a continuing decline in residue levels except for polychlorobiphenyls. 3. The concentrations of organochlorine pesticides and polychlorobiphenyls in human milk samples from residents in the United Kingdom compare favourably with data obtained in other countries.
Authors:
S Dwarka; D J Harrison; R A Hoodless; R E Lawn; G H Merson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Human & experimental toxicology     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0960-3271     ISO Abbreviation:  Hum Exp Toxicol     Publication Date:  1995 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-08-23     Completed Date:  1995-08-23     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9004560     Medline TA:  Hum Exp Toxicol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  451-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Trade and Industry, Laboratory of the Government Chemist, Teddington, Middlesex, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Breast Feeding
Environmental Pollutants
Europe
Female
Great Britain
Humans
Insecticides / analysis*
Milk, Human / chemistry*
Pesticide Residues / analysis*
Polychlorinated Biphenyls / analysis
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Environmental Pollutants; 0/Insecticides; 0/Pesticide Residues; 0/Polychlorinated Biphenyls

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