Remaining Amounts of DDT and Other ChlorOrganic Pesticides Detected in Land Areas and Breast Milk in Armavir, Ararat and Aragatsotn Regions

Remaining Amounts of DDT and Other ChlorOrganic Pesticides Detected in Land Areas and Breast Milk in Armavir, Ararat and Aragatsotn Regions

EcoLur

The studies carried out in 9 communities in Armavir, Ararat and Aragatsotn Regions recorded excess of the permissible standards of the DDT in the soil in five communities and remaining amounts of DDT in women’s breast milk in 4 communities in Armavir and Ararat Regions. The studies have been carried out by “Armenian Women for Health and Healthy Environment” NGO.

DDT is a destructive material, which gets into the human organism through different plants and gets out of the human organism with great difficulties. It has properties to get accumulated both in men and women and leads to sterility,” said “Armenian Women for Health and Healthy Environment” NGO Expert Lilik Simonyan in her interview with EcoLur.

17:37 June 13, 2016


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