Organochlorine Pesticides

Structure of DDT, an organochlorine pesticide
Structure of DDT, an organochlorine pesticide
CAS Number: various

Organochlorine pesticides were once widely used in agriculture and for home pest control.  Most organochlorine pesticides, including all those measured by Biomonitoring California, are no longer used in the U.S.  These pesticides have spread through the environment and take a long time to break down. 

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