U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

 

Date of this Version

10-1965

Document Type

Article

Citation

Reprinted from the Journal of the Association of Official Agricultural Chemists, Vol. 48, October 1965.

Comments

U.S. government work.

Abstract

Diphenylamine-ZnCI, has been evaluated as a chromogenic agent for detection of toxaphene, DDT, and chlordane on Al2O3 a thin layer plates. Characteristic colors were obtained for these pesticides; a lower level of about 5 μg was detectable. Color reactions of 34 pesticides at the 20 μg level are presented.