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Document ID (ISN)21443
CIS number 74-1424
ISSN - Serial title 0004-1254 - Arhiv za higijenu rada i toksikologiju
Year 1973
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Swensson ┼.
Title Organic mercurials used as fungicides.
Bibliographic information 1973, Vol.24, No.4, p.307-316. Illus.
Abstract Communication to the Swedish-Yugoslav symposium on pesticides (Milocer, Yugoslavia, 4-8 Dec. 1972). The results of comparative toxicological investigations of methyl, ethyl and methoxyethyl mercury compounds are presented. The differences in absorption, distribution and elimination of each group of compounds as well as the clinical aspects of poisoning are indicated. On the basis of prolonged field experience, the author concludes that occupational exposure to organo-mercury fungicides can be maintained within safe limits. This can be achieved by appropriate technical and medical control measures.
Descriptors (primary) organomercury compounds; fungicides; toxicology
Descriptors (secondary) poisoning; 2-methoxyethylmercury; methylmercury; ethylmercury; comparative study; inhalation; excretion; animal experiments; body retention; symptoms
Document type -
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals