We’re sorry, something doesn't seem to be working properly.

Please try refreshing the page. If that doesn't work, please contact support so we can address the problem.

Skip to main content

Residues of organochlorine pesticides and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in drinking water of Ahmedabad City, India

This is a preview of subscription content, access via your institution.

References

  1. Dikshith TSS, Raizada RB, Kumar SN, Srivastava MK, Kulshrestha SK, Adholia UN (1990) Residues of DDT and HCH in major sources of drinking water in Bhopal, India. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 45:389–393.

    PubMed  Google Scholar 

  2. Hoffmann D, Wynder EL (1960) Short term determination of carcinogenic aromatic hydrocarbons. Anal Chem 32:295–296.

    Google Scholar 

  3. Ishimaru T, Inouye H, Morioka T (1990) Risk assessment of drinking water in a reservoir contaminated by PAH's originated from road traffic. Sci Total Environ 93:125–130.

    PubMed  Google Scholar 

  4. Jani JP, Patel JS, Shah MP, Gupta SK, Kashyap SK (1988a) Levels of organochlorine pesticides in human milk in Ahmedabad, India. Int Arch Occup Environ Health 60: 111–113.

    PubMed  Google Scholar 

  5. Jani JP, Patel JS, Shah MP, Varia MR, Shah YH, Gupta SK, Kashyap SK (1988b) Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane and hexachlorocyclohexane in human adipose tissue of the Indian population. Scand J Work Environ Health 14:201–204.

    PubMed  Google Scholar 

  6. Negishi T (1978) Determination of polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons contaminated with chlorinated hydrocarbon pesticides. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 19: 545–548.

    PubMed  Google Scholar 

  7. Rugen PJ, Stern CD, Lamm SH (1989) Comparative carcinogenicity of the PAHs as a basis for acceptable exposure levels (AELs) in drinking water. Regul Toxicol Pharmacol 9:273–283.

    PubMed  Google Scholar 

  8. Shabad LM (1978) Blastomogenic hazard of chemical pollution of the human environment. In: Toxicologija, Total of Science and Technique, Moscow, pp 7–58.

  9. UNEP/WHO (1983) Assessment of human exposure to selected organochlorine compounds through biological monitoring. Slorach SA, Vaz R (eds.), Swedish National Food Administration Publication, Uppsala, Sweden.

    Google Scholar 

  10. WHO (1970) European standards for drinking water (2nd Ed.), WHO, Geneva.

    Google Scholar 

Download references

Author information

Affiliations

Authors

Corresponding author

Correspondence to J. P. Jani.

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Cite this article

Jani, J.P., Raiyani, C.V., Mistry, J.S. et al. Residues of organochlorine pesticides and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in drinking water of Ahmedabad City, India. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 47, 381–385 (1991). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01702198

Download citation

Keywords

  • India
  • Waste Water
  • Hydrocarbon
  • Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon
  • Drinking Water