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    • Occurrence and levels of organochlorine compounds in human breast milk in Bangladesh 

      Bergkvist, Charlotte; Aune, Marie; Nilsson, Ingrid; Sandanger, Torkjel Manning; Hamadani, Jena Derakhshani; Tofail, Fahmida; Odland, Jon Øyvind; Kabir, Iqbal; Vahter, Marie (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      In low-income countries, the use of some organochlorine pesticides is still common in order to increase food production. Monitoring the chemical exposure is an important step in risk-reducing strategies. This is the first study to report concentrations of organochlorines in breast milk of women from Bangladesh where farming is the main income source. Organochlorines such as p,p′-DDT, o,p′-DDT, ...