Levels of Persistent organic pollutants in breast milk: Belgian results from the 6 th WHO-coordinated survey

Last updated on 5-2-2021 by Jill Alexandre

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Conclusions of the presentation given at the 11th International Symposium on Biological Monitoring in Occupational and Environmental Health (ISBM-11) Belgium participated in the 6th WHO coordinated survey on POPs in breast milk  POPs levels in Belgian breast milk samples still decrease over time Main POPs still measurable are DDT,HCB and B-HCH breast milk advised as first choice for nursing babies The results support further monitoring and reduction of exposure

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