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Kelevan






Environmental Health Criteria (66): 32

Kelevan

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.

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