Body Burden: The Pollution in Newborns: Test Results
beta-Endosulphan was found in 6 of 10 umbilical cord blood samples from babies born in U.S. hospitals in 2004, at concentrations ranging from 173.6 to 360.8 pg/g (lipid weight, in whole blood).
|Chemical Class||Organochlorine Pesticide (OC)|
|Trade and product names||beta-Endosulfan, beta-Thiodan, Endosulfan 2, Endosulfan II, Endosulfan-beta, EndosulfanIIbeta, Thiodan II|
|Uses||insecticide, wood perservative|
|Manufacturers||Aceto Agricultural Chemicals Corp., Asgrow Florida Co., Loveland Products Inc., Makhteshim-Agan of North America Inc., Micro-flo Company LLC, Moyer Products Inc.|
|Suspected Health Concerns for beta-Endosulphan|
|Stomach Or Intestines, Kidney, Brain, Nervous System, Skin|