Body Burden: The Pollution in Newborns
The Pollution in Newborns
Body Burden: The Pollution in Newborns: Test Results
Endosulphan Sulphate was found in 2 of 10 umbilical cord blood samples from babies born in U.S. hospitals in 2004, at concentrations of 185.0 and 2,318.5 pg/g (lipid weight, in whole blood).
Organochlorine chemical, a class largely banned in the U.S. that builds up in the body over time, linked to cancer and reproductive harm.
|About Endosulphan Sulphate|
|Chemical Class||Organochlorine Pesticide (OC)|
|Trade and product names||Afidan, Beosit, Cyclodan, Devisulfan, Endocel, Endocide, Endosol, FMC 5462, Hexasulfan, Hildan, Hoe 2671, Insectophene, Malix, Phaser, Thifor, Thimul, Thiodan, Thionex|
|Uses||insecticide, wood perservative|
|Suspected Health Concerns for Endosulphan Sulphate|
|Brain, Nervous System, Immune System, Stomach Or Intestines|