dibromochloropropane


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dibromochloropropane

[dī¦brō·mō‚klȯr·ə′prō‚pān]
(organic chemistry)
C3H5Br2Cl A light yellow liquid with a boiling point of 195°C; used as a nematicide for crops. Abbreviated DBCP.
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Chemicals used on bananas include maneb, mancozeb, and benomyl, along with dibromochloropropane, chlorothalonil, and formaldehyde (Wesseling et al.
Men exposed to dibromochloropropane, certain pesticides, alcohol, lead, and solvents, as well as men employed in the aluminum industry and in saw mills, father fewer sons than expected (Davis et al.
Based on an assessment algorithm used by Jarrell (2002), there is reasonably strong evidence linking reduced sex ratios and environmental exposures of dioxin, dibromochloropropane, and hexachlorobenzene (HCB).
8 [micro]g/L), and 1,2-dichloropropane, 2,4-D, atrazine, dibromochloropropane, ethylene dibromide, heptachlor, simazine, bromacil, diuron, and hexazinone in well waters (California Department of Pesticide Regulation 2005b).
In the late 1970s the nemarocide dibromochloropropane affected more than 26,000 plantation workers in 12 countries; 64% had low sperm concentrations and 28% were involuntarily childless (Goldsmith 1997; Slutsky et al.
In 1977, men exposed to dibromochloropropane (DBCP), a pesticide that is now banned in the United States, were found to be azoospermic and oligospermic (Whorton et al.