Joao Paulo Machado Torres

Summary

Affiliation: Rio de Janeiro
Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Landfill mining from a deposit of the chlorine/organochlorine industry as source of dioxin contamination of animal feed and assessment of the responsible processes
    Joao Paulo Machado Torres
    Instituto de Biofisica, Rio de Janeiro Federal University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 20:1958-65. 2013
  2. doi request reprint HCH contamination from former pesticide production in Brazil--a challenge for the Stockholm Convention implementation
    J P M Torres
    Instituto de Biofisica Carlos Chagas Filho, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 20:1951-7. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane in soil, river sediment, and fish in the Amazon in Brazil
    Joao P M Torres
    Laboratório de Radioisótopos Eduardo Penna Franca, UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, 21949, Brazil
    Environ Res 88:134-9. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Organic micropollutants on river sediments from Rio de Janeiro State, Southeast Brazil
    Joao Paulo Machado Torres
    Laboratório de Radioisótopos Eduardo Penna Franca, Instituto de Biofisica Carlos Chagas Filho, Centro de Ciencias da Saude, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ 21941 900, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 18:477-88. 2002
  5. doi request reprint Distinct bioaccumulation profile of pesticides and dioxin-like compounds by mollusk bivalves reared in polluted and unpolluted tropical bays: consumption risk and seasonal effect
    Petrus Galvao
    Programa de Biofísica Ambiental, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, 21941 900 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Food Chem 134:2040-8. 2012
  6. pmc Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons assessment in sediment of national parks in southeast Brazil
    Rodrigo Ornellas Meire
    Laboratório de Radioisótopos Eduardo Penna Franca, Instituto de Biofisica Carlos Chagas Filho, Bloco G Centro de Ciências da Saúde, Universidade Federal do Rio Janeiro Ilha do Fundão, 21949 900 Rio de Janeiro RJ, Brazil
    Chemosphere 73:S180-5. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Bulk atmospheric deposition of persistent toxic substances (PTS) along environmental gradients in Brazil
    Rodrigo Ornellas Meire
    Biophysics Institute, CCS, Rio de Janeiro Federal University, 21941 902 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 20:2046-53. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Polychlorinated biphenyls and DDT in swordfish (Xiphias gladius) and blue shark (Prionace glauca) from Brazilian coast
    Claudio Eduardo de Azevedo e Silva
    Eduardo Penna Franca Laboratório de Radioisótopos, Instituto de Biofisica Carlos Chagas Filho, CCS UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Chemosphere 67:S48-53. 2007
  9. pmc Organochlorine pesticides (OCs) and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in sediments and crabs (Chasmagnathus granulata, Dana, 1851) from mangroves of Guanabara Bay, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil
    Alexandre Santos de Souza
    Laboratorio de Radioisotopos, Instituto de Biofisica, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Postal 21941 900 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Chemosphere 73:S186-92. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Mercury levels in feed and muscle of farmed tilapia
    Daniele Botaro
    Laboratório de Radioisótopos Eduardo Penna Franca, IBCCF, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Am J Ind Med 55:1159-65. 2012

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Publications11

  1. doi request reprint Landfill mining from a deposit of the chlorine/organochlorine industry as source of dioxin contamination of animal feed and assessment of the responsible processes
    Joao Paulo Machado Torres
    Instituto de Biofisica, Rio de Janeiro Federal University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 20:1958-65. 2013
    ..Landfill mining and reuse of materials from contaminated deposits should be prohibited...
  2. doi request reprint HCH contamination from former pesticide production in Brazil--a challenge for the Stockholm Convention implementation
    J P M Torres
    Instituto de Biofisica Carlos Chagas Filho, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 20:1951-7. 2013
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane in soil, river sediment, and fish in the Amazon in Brazil
    Joao P M Torres
    Laboratório de Radioisótopos Eduardo Penna Franca, UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, 21949, Brazil
    Environ Res 88:134-9. 2002
    ..The presence of p,p'-DDT in most of the samples reflects the use of this insecticide against vectors of malaria between 1946 and 1993, which has led to its ubiquitous presence in the environment of the Brazilian Amazon...
  4. ncbi request reprint Organic micropollutants on river sediments from Rio de Janeiro State, Southeast Brazil
    Joao Paulo Machado Torres
    Laboratório de Radioisótopos Eduardo Penna Franca, Instituto de Biofisica Carlos Chagas Filho, Centro de Ciencias da Saude, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ 21941 900, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 18:477-88. 2002
    ..However, the PAHs levels were high at the vicinity of a huge steelworks located in the city of Volta Redonda. This contamination is probably due to the massive use of coal in the above-cited metallurgical plant...
  5. doi request reprint Distinct bioaccumulation profile of pesticides and dioxin-like compounds by mollusk bivalves reared in polluted and unpolluted tropical bays: consumption risk and seasonal effect
    Petrus Galvao
    Programa de Biofísica Ambiental, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, 21941 900 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Food Chem 134:2040-8. 2012
    ..Based on Minimal Risk Level, Maximum Residue, Acceptable Daily Intake and Toxic Equivalent, bivalves are classified as safe for human consumption...
  6. pmc Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons assessment in sediment of national parks in southeast Brazil
    Rodrigo Ornellas Meire
    Laboratório de Radioisótopos Eduardo Penna Franca, Instituto de Biofisica Carlos Chagas Filho, Bloco G Centro de Ciências da Saúde, Universidade Federal do Rio Janeiro Ilha do Fundão, 21949 900 Rio de Janeiro RJ, Brazil
    Chemosphere 73:S180-5. 2008
    ..At PNIT and PNJUB, forest fires and slash and burn agricultural practices may drive the results towards a pyrolytic pattern...
  7. doi request reprint Bulk atmospheric deposition of persistent toxic substances (PTS) along environmental gradients in Brazil
    Rodrigo Ornellas Meire
    Biophysics Institute, CCS, Rio de Janeiro Federal University, 21941 902 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 20:2046-53. 2013
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Polychlorinated biphenyls and DDT in swordfish (Xiphias gladius) and blue shark (Prionace glauca) from Brazilian coast
    Claudio Eduardo de Azevedo e Silva
    Eduardo Penna Franca Laboratório de Radioisótopos, Instituto de Biofisica Carlos Chagas Filho, CCS UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Chemosphere 67:S48-53. 2007
    ..gladius or P. glauca consumption can be considered safe since it contributes to less than 0.1% of the limit of acceptable daily intake (ADI) of summation operator DDT proposed by WHO...
  9. pmc Organochlorine pesticides (OCs) and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in sediments and crabs (Chasmagnathus granulata, Dana, 1851) from mangroves of Guanabara Bay, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil
    Alexandre Santos de Souza
    Laboratorio de Radioisotopos, Instituto de Biofisica, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Postal 21941 900 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Chemosphere 73:S186-92. 2008
    ..The organochlorine concentration in eggs is more significant to evaluate or estimate an impact of these pollutants upon C. granulata population than the organochlorine concentration in sediment samples...
  10. doi request reprint Mercury levels in feed and muscle of farmed tilapia
    Daniele Botaro
    Laboratório de Radioisótopos Eduardo Penna Franca, IBCCF, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Am J Ind Med 55:1159-65. 2012
    ..Fish consumption is considered the most important source of contaminant exposure for humans beings, and farmed fish can be exposed to contaminants via feed supply...
  11. doi request reprint Organochlorine concentrations in franciscana dolphins, Pontoporia blainvillei, from Brazilian waters
    José Lailson-Brito
    Laboratório de Mamíferos Aquáticos e Bioindicadores Profa Izabel Gurgel MAQUA, Faculdade de Oceanografia, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rua Sao Francisco Xavier, 524 sala 4002, 20550 013, Maracana, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Chemosphere 84:882-7. 2011
    ..Considering the endocrine disruptive action of organochlorine compounds, the concentrations found in franciscana dolphins from Brazilian waters may represent an additional obstacle to the conservation of this endangered cetacean species...