Chemistry Journal of Moldova

THE POLLUTION SPECTRUM OF OLD PESTICIDES STORAGES IN MOLDOVA

Author(s):

Duca Gh., Bogdevich O., Cadocinicov O., Porubin D.


Field: Ecological chemistry
Type: Research paper
Issue: 2010 Volume 5, no.2
Pages: 41-46
Keywords:

soil pollution, POPs, pesticides.


Full Text (PDF): Download
Abstract (JPEG)

DOI:
dx.doi.org/10.19261/cjm.2010.05(2).05

Graphical Abstract:
The old pesticide storages in Moldova showed a large quantity of polluted sites. The inventory of POPs polluted sites showed a huge number of extra high polluted sites (more 50,0 mg/kg) which need the first place a remediation or other action to eliminate direct contact with people and animals. The pollution spectrum of POPs is a complex and consists of five groups: DDTs isomers, HCHs isomers, Toxaphene mixture, Chlordane and Heptachlor. The principal groups among these substances are DDTs and HCHs isomers.

Downloads: 19