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Document ID (ISN)65964
CIS number 96-284
ISBN(s) 0-8493-5192-8
Year 1991
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Kaloyanova F.P., El Batawi M.A.
Title Human toxicology of pesticides
Bibliographic information CRC Press Inc., 2000 Corporate Blvd., N.W., Boca Raton, Florida 33431, USA, 1991. x, 196p. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: GBP 104.00.
Abstract This manual presents toxicological data on the following types of pesticides: organophosphorous compounds; carbamates; organochlorine compounds; synthetic pyrethroids; organotin compounds; organomercurial compounds; dithiocarbamates; benzimidazoles; chlorphenoxy compounds; and dipyridyls. Information provided includes: properties, uses, metabolism, toxicity (mechanisms of action), dose-effect relationship, effects on humans, and exposure prevention. Further chapters cover miscellaneous pesticides, health effects of combined exposure, epidemiology of acute pesticide intoxication and re-entry periods.
Descriptors (primary) agricultural chemicals; benzimidazoles; organomercury compounds; dipyridyls; organophosphorus compounds; limitation of exposure; pyrethroids; dithiocarbamates; carbamates; pesticides; toxicology; organotin compounds
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; manuals; list of chemical substances; uses; first aid; dose-response relationship; exposure tests; permissible levels
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Toxicology
Agricultural chemicals
Heterocyclic compounds
Esters and salts