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What does DDT stand for?

DDT stands for Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (insecticide; CAS Number 50-29-3)


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She thinks the toxic substances found in Euzal's body, such as dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), which is commonly used as an insecticide and was banned in Turkey in 1980, might have entered the former president's body via the food he ate.
Among the chemicals found in the study group were PBDEs, compounds used as flame retardants now banned in many states including California, and dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), an organochlorine pesticide banned in the United States in 1972.
They admittedly faced a far less endemic problem than Africa does and were blessed with modern homes and medicines, but they did what was needed to wipe it out--especially by using dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT).