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.
What does DDT stand for?
DDT stands for Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (insecticide; CAS Number 50-29-3)
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- DEC Debugging Tape
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- Deflagration to Detonation Transition
- Dependence Detection Table
- Desi Dance Teams (dance coalition)
- Design Development Test
- Design, Development, and Test
- Detailed Design Tool
- Dewey Defeats Truman (band)
- Diamond Dude Turbo (Yu-Gi-Oh card game)
- Differential Die-away Technique
- Differential Dieaway Technique
- Digital Data Transmitter
- Digital Diagnostic Tester
- Digital Distribution Taskforce (record label)
- Direct Drive Turntable
- Direction de la Dynamique Territoriale (French: Directorate of Territorial Dynamics)
- Direction Départementale des Territoires (French: Departmental Territories)
- Disk to Disk to Tape (data preservation)
- Distortion Detection Technology (Peavey)
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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).
Because of pyrethroid resistance, the most popular insecticides used in IRS are carbamate based and dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT).
These discoveries, coupled with the invention of dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) during the Second World War led to the campaign to eradicate malaria world wide.
Othmar Zeidler, a German chemist, first created dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane in 1874.
dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane [DDT], lindane, aldrin, dieldrin) and as herbicides (e.
In 1939, Paul Muller of Switzerland rediscovered dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane and saw its potential.