1981 June: Keysborough (Vic) Pesticide Residues in Silverbeet. Pesticides: DDE, DDT

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Health Commission of Victoria

State Health Laboratory

7th February 1983

Report on 5 samples of Silverbeet

Submitted: 11.6.81

Samples:

Results: Organochlorine Pesticide Residues in parts per million

1. **** – Ferntree Gully  DDE N.D., ppDDT N.D., opDDT., N.D.
2. **** – Bacchus Marsh DDE 0.007, ppDDT 0.013, opDDT., N.D.
3. **** – Keysborough DDE 0.38, ppDDT 5.6, opDDT., 0.7.
4. **** – Werribee South DDE 0.009 ppDDT 0.055, opDDT., 0.008.
5. **** – Devon Meadows Kooweerup DDE N.D., ppDDT N.D., opDDT., N.D.