Pesticides
in Fruits and Vegetables

Susan E. Kegley
University of California at Berkeley

Laura J. Wise
University of California, San Francisco


CONTENTS

Preface

Introduction

1. Organochlorine Pesticides

2. Solubilities of Organic Compounds

3. Fundamentals of Organic Extraction

4. Supercritical Fluid Extraction

5. Gas Chromatography as a Tool for the Analysis of Organic Compounds

6. Risk Assessment and Human Health

7. Pesticide Regulation and Tolerance Levels

8. The Great Debate

A. Tolerance

B. Pesticide Residue Survey of Produce from 1989 to 1991

Index