TITLE

Organophosphate pesticide exposure and child health in China

AUTHOR(S)
Ding, Guodong; Tian, Ying
PUB. DATE
January 2014
SOURCE
Environmental Science & Pollution Research;Jan2014, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p759
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Currently, organophosphate pesticides (OPs) are widely used for agriculture in China and around the world. A few epidemiological studies have examined the association between exposure to OPs and children's health, but these studies reported inconsistent results. In view of the limitations of testing techniques and the intrinsic incompleteness of scientific evidence from current studies, we have considered some issues which may be interpreted and handled with caution.
ACCESSION #
93391734

 

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