Chemicals & Human Health

Toxicology Problem Set

Problem 4: How chemicals are processed in the body

When DDT, a pesticide, enters the human body, it is ______________________

A. water soluble and is easily excreted in urine.
B. stored in the bones.
C. not toxic, but is processed by enzymes and becomes a different compound which is toxic.
D. fat soluble and can be stored in fat tissue.

Toxicology Problem Set Chemicals & Human Health

The Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center
The Biology Project
The University of Arizona
Tuesday, September 16, 1997
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