DDT: A Review Of Scientific And Economic Aspects Of The Decision To Ban Its Use As A Pesticide. (See OPPT Headquarters Library Copy #540/1-75-022).
The report reviews the costs and benefits of the 1972 decision cancelling many of the registrations of DDT. It takes into consideration all of the costs and benefits and the importance of protecting the Nation's supply of food and fiber. It centers on the key findings of the Administrator in his decision of June 14, 1972, and is divided into four major areas: Fish and wildlife effect; human effect; residues in the environment and man; economic aspects.
|DDT; Pesticides; Ecology; Aquatic animals; Fishes; Wildlife; Humans; Toxicity: Public health; Plants (Botany); Insecticides; Economic factors; Carcinogens; Regulations; Reviews|
|Office of Prevention, Pesticides, and Toxic Substances|
|Office of Pesticide Programs|
|Criteria and Evaluation Division|