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Document ID (ISN)21146
CIS number 74-1103
ISSN - Serial title 0016-9900 - Gigiena i sanitarija
Year 1973
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Stuneeva G.I.
Title Conditions for application and toxicological properties of a mixture comprising Kelthane, chlorophos and copper oxychloride
Original title Sanitarno-gigieničeskie uslovija primenenija i toksikologičeskie svojstva smesi, sostojaščej iz kel'tana, hlorofosa i hlorokisi medi [in Russian]
Bibliographic information Aug. 1973, No.8, p.101-103. 4 ref.
Abstract The author examined 152 persons (tractor drivers, market gardeners and farm workers) who had applied a mixture of insecticides during periods of 4 to 5 days with intervals of 15 to 20 days. The duration of daily exposure had been 8 to 10 h. The most significant symptoms of poisoning related to the blood (erythropenia, lowering of haemoglobin concentration, neutropenia, eosinophilia and leucopenia). It is recommended to make tractor cabins impervious and to supply them with purified and cooled air. The preparation of the mixture should be as fully mechanised as possible to avoid all contact with the pesticide.
Descriptors (primary) pesticides; kelthane; copper chloride oxide; chlorophos; crop protection
Descriptors (secondary) blood-cell anomalies; survey; health engineering
Document type -
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals
Inorganic substances
Halogens and their inorganic compounds
Esters and salts