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Unformatted text preview: alls, thus the environment. Some Problem Endocrine Disruptors Synthetic estrogens such Today as diethylstilbestrol (DES).
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). Old-generation chlorinated insecticides, such as DDT, chlordane, aldrin, dieldrin, myrex, etc. Surfactants (detergents) such as nonylphenols. DDT Example – Tributyltin in Marine Molluscs TBT has been used for many years as an antifouling
agent in paint for the undersides of boats (hulls). Impacting some 150 species worldwide, it was banned in the 1980s. Effects of Tributyltin in Molluscs Whe...
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2010 for the course ETX etx10 taught by Professor Rontjeerderma during the Fall '09 term at UC Davis.
- Fall '09