|Document ID (ISN)||101250|
|Convention or series no.
International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS)
||Inventory of IPCS and other WHO pesticide evaluations and summary of toxicological evaluations performed by the Joint Meeting on Pesticide Residues (JMPR). Evaluations through 2001
||World Health Organization (WHO), 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 2001. 59p.
||The goal of IPCS activities in the field of pesticides is to identify the type and extent of potential risks to human health arising from the manufacture, transport, use, storage and disposal of pesticides, or the consumption of pesticide residues. For each of the approximately 200 pesticides that have been evaluated to date, the following information is provided (where it exists): CAS registry number; chemical class; use (insecticide, acaricide, herbicide, fungicide, soil fumigant, etc.); reference to IPCS Environmental Health Criteria documents, IPCS Health and Safety Guides, WHO/FAO Data Sheets, IARC reports, WHO Specifications for pesticides used in public health and WHO Guidelines for drinking water quality; prior evaluations by the Joint Meeting on Pesticide Residues. Replaces CIS 99-1628.
||pesticides; toxicity evaluation; ecotoxicology; toxicology
||threshold limit values; IPCS; WHO; food contamination; IARC; list of chemical substances; FAO
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||WHO|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)