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Organophosphates hurts humans, too

MagazineApril 1999 (Vol. 10 Issue 1)Organophosphates hurts humans, too

It certainly seems likely that the use of organophosphates in agriculture is having a deleterious effect on human health after all, these chemicals were initially developed during the last world war for use as nerve gasses

It certainly seems likely that the use of organophosphates in agriculture is having a deleterious effect on human health after all, these chemicals were initially developed during the last world war for use as nerve gasses.

Traces of the earlier used dipping chemical lindane are now apparently to be found in the fatty breast tissue of every woman in this country. Lindane was widely used for applications other than sheep dip; for example, timber treatment, and the wide spread presence of lindane in water courses was thought to be one of the reasons for the decline of otters in Britain. Jane Downham, Surrey..........


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