OrganochlorinePesticides Residue Levels in Airand Soilfrom Nairobiand Mount Kenyaregions, Kenya

Citation:
Aucha JK, Wandiga SO, Abong’o DA, Madadi VO, Osoro EM. "OrganochlorinePesticides Residue Levels in Airand Soilfrom Nairobiand Mount Kenyaregions, Kenya." Researchgate. 2004.

Abstract:

Thestudy investigates the organochlorine pesticides residue level in air and soilat
sites in Nairobi and Mount Kenya regions, Kenya. Air and soil samples from four sites were
collected and analysed for selected organochlorine pesticides (OCP) using gas
chromatography equipped with electron capture detector and confirmed using GC/MS. The
targeted pesticides were α-HCH, β-HCH, γ-HCH (lindane), α-endosulfan, βendosulfan and
Endosulfansulfate.

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