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The reports claimed that the ATK discovered dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), which is commonly used as an insecticide and was banned in Turkey in 1980, and dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDE), a DDT breakdown product which causes serious damage to the liver after being absorbed by the body, in the former president's remains.
These are Manganese, a chemical present in drinking water, dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), chlorpyrifos, tetrachloroethylene (PERC), Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDE) and fluoride, present in toothpaste, which is safe to use except for children below two years of age.
 This led directly to the strategy of indoor house spraying used globally when residual insecticides such as dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) became available after World War II.
Mitotane is a derivative of the insecticide dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane, which can cause direct necrosis and atrophy of the bilateral adrenal glands (11).
15 July 2010 - The Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES) has discovered traces of the banned pesticide dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane, also known as DDT, in a shipment of 'complementary' feed for cattle, pigs, sheep, goats, poultry and game from India.
In the late 1930s, Paul Muller (1899-1965) discovered that dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) was highly effective for killing lice and other insects.
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.