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a white crystalline strong-smelling hydrocarbon made from coal tar or petroleum and used in organic synthesis and as a fumigant in mothballs

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In his view, organo-chlorinated pesticides such as TBT, DDT, the PCBs, the naphthaline derivatives and fungicides are chemical disruptors.
Kosaric has demonstrated this efficiency in both laboratory and commercial scale operations, which were performed on soil contaminated with pesticides/herbicides, chlorinated phenols, naphthaline and with petroleum/petrochemical contaminants, such as very resistant and toxic polyciclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH).