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An insecticide used chiefly as a moth repellent.
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Included on the list are substances such as dichlorobenzene, used in pesticides, and naphthalene, the primary ingredient in mothballs.
NSF/ANSI-certified filters can substantially reduce many heavy metals such as copper, lead and mercury; disinfection byproducts; parasites such as Giardia and Cryptosporidia; pesticides; radon and volatile organic chemicals such as methyl-tert-butyl ether (MTBE), dichlorobenzene and trichloroethylene (TCE).
Another problem was the existence of dichlorobenzene in two homes in Gelli.
Delfino and London agree that pard dichlorobenzene may not be the culprit behind the reduced lung function that London's team reports.
These are naturally occurring and man-made chemicals like pesticides, PCBs, dichlorobenzene, etc.
The Sheldon-Arleta Landfill has the following toxic wastes in it, based on the city of Los Angeles' own reports: benzene, chlorobenzene, dichlorobenzene, methane, tetrachloroethane, toluene, vinyl chloride and xylene.
These included the carcinogens benzene, formaldehyde and styrene, and a cocktail of methanol, ethanol, acetone, toluene, dichlorobenzene plus a number of less well-known toxics.
Of the 7,500 metric tons of TDI, which have a higher dichlorobenzene value, about two-thirds were not yet further processed.

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