+ Site Statistics
+ Search Articles
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
EurekaMag Most Shared ContentMost Shared
EurekaMag PDF Full Text ContentPDF Full Text
+ PDF Full Text
Request PDF Full TextRequest PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on FacebookFollow on Facebook
Follow on TwitterFollow on Twitter
Follow on Google+Follow on Google+
Follow on LinkedInFollow on LinkedIn

+ Translate



Environmental Health Criteria (66): 32

Kelevan is a chlordecone derivative used in a number of countries as an insecticide. It is metabolized in the mammalian body and the environment back to chlordecone. Its major metabolite is known to persist in the soil for several years. This report assesses the available data on the risks for human health and the environment posed by kelevan.

(PDF 0-2 workdays service: $29.90)

Accession: 001398741

Download citation: RISBibTeXText

Related references

The insecticide Kelevan. Residue Reviews 63: 45-76, 1976

Photolysis of Kepone and kelevan. Zeitschrift fur Pflanzenkrankheiten und Pflanzenschutz 80(3/4): 155-159, 1973

Environmental health criteria 66 kelevan. 1986

Kelevan - the new results of toxicological and other studies. Biuletyn Instytutu Ochrony Roslin (52): 275-281, 1972

The effectiveness of kelevan against potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata Say). 1971

The method for determination of kelevan and kepone residues in milk. Bulletin of the Veterinary Institute in Pulawy 24(1/4): 76-81, 1980

The effectiveness of the action of Kelevan against the Colorado beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata Say). Eiuletyn Instytutu Ochrony Roslin (50): 331-347, 1971

Kelevan used as poison-bait for control of the pharaoh's ant (Monomorium pharaonis L.). Roczniki Panstwowego Zakladu Higieny 27(5): 577-585, 1976

Kelevan and kepone residues in milk after administration of despirol to cows. Medycyna weterynaryjna 37(4): 204-206, 1981

On the behaviour of the insecticide kelevan and its degradation products in the potato-field ecosystem. Zeitschrift fur Pflanzenkrankheiten und Pflanzenschutz 84(7/8): 385-409, 1977

Liquid chromatography mass spectrometry of kepone hydrate kelevan and mirex. Analytical Chemistry 54(6): 953-957, 1982

On the behaviour of the insecticide Kelevan and its metabolites in the ecological system potato field. Zeitschrift fur Pflanzenkrankheiten und Pflanzenschutz: 4 (7 8) 385-409, 1977

Results of research on the residues of kelevan and kepone in potato tubers and stalks. Materialy sesji naukowej: ub 1978) (17th) 123-132, 1978

Kelevan used as poisoned nutrition in the destruction of Pharaoh's ants (Monomorium pharaonis L.). Roczniki Panstwowego Zakladu Higieny 27(5): 577-585, 1976