Skip to main content

Table 2 Comparison of chlorinated hydrocarbon insecticide dietary exposure for two year-olds, 2004–05 vs. 1986–91 a

From: Chronic dietary exposure to pesticide residues in the United States

Pesticide 2004–05 (ng/kg/day) 1986–91 (ng/kg/day) Percentage reduction
DDT 23.18 43.8 47
Dicofol 1.52 35.5 96
Dieldrin 2.7 7.2 63
Heptachlor 0.15 2.5 94
Lindane 0.26 3.2 92
Methoxychlor 0.1 0.9 89
  1. a1986–91 data obtained from Gunderson (1995)