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January 11, 1947

Some Properties and Applications of D.D.T.

JAMA. 1947;133(2):144. doi:10.1001/jama.1947.02880020070035

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This brief monograph summarizes much of the information now available concerning the chemistry, toxicity and uses of DDT. It has been compiled from published literature and from reports of work carried on within the United Kingdom and elsewhere. The monograph is not offered as a complete review of the subject but will provide for the average reader a useful guide for information on the physical and chemical properties of DDT, toxicity, formulas, means of dispersal and effectiveness.

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