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Document ID (ISN)20771
CIS number 74-766
ISSN - Serial title Gigiena truda i professional'nye zabolevanija
Year 1973
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Vinogradova V.K., Kaljaganov P.I., Sudonina L.T., Elizarov G.P.
Title Health aspects of working conditions of persons engaged in the production of sodium pentachlorophenolate
Original title Gigieničeskaja harakteristika uslovij truda i sostojanie zdorov'ja rabočih v proizvodstve pentahlorfenoljata natrija [in Russian]
Bibliographic information Aug. 1973, No.8, p.11-13. 3 ref.
Abstract A number of workers who had been employed for 2 to 6 years in the production of sodium pentachlorophenolate (antiseptic and pesticide) showed symptoms of chronic discrete poisoning which are described in detail. To improve hygienic conditions, the authors recommend that continuous production methods should be adopted, sampling techniques should be improved, plant equipment should be made more airtight, adequate ventilation provided and high standards of personal hygiene observed.
Descriptors (primary) sodium pentachlorophenolate; pesticide production; health impairment
Descriptors (secondary) chronic poisoning; health engineering
Document type -
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Chemical industry
Phenols and phenolic compounds
Alcohols