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Document ID (ISN)23920
CIS number 75-2007
Year 1974
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Zweig G., Walker K.C., Haller H., Krausche K.K., Flanagan J., Woolford M.H., Wolfe H.R., Andresen W.V., Hyman J., Benson W.R., Moore J.B., Appleby A.P., Freed V., Burchfield H.P., Spencer E.Y., Schroader C.H., Willard J.R., Abrahams A.E., Gertsch M.E., Niggel W.T.
Title Industrial production and formulation of pesticides in developing countries.
Original title Production industrielle et formulation des pesticides dans les pays en voie de développement. [in French]
Bibliographic information United Nations, Sales Section, Geneva, Switzerland, Nov. 1972, Vol.I. 183p. Illus. Price: US-$3.00; July 1974, Vol.II. 108p. Illus. Bibl. Price: US-$4.00.
Abstract These books are based on lectures in 3 in-plant training programmes sponsored by the U.N. Industrial Development Organization. Volume I covers the importance of pesticides in developing countries, international aspects and history of pesticides, pesticide analysis, establishment of a pesticide laboratory, principles of pesticide formulation, quality control, safety problems related to exposure of workers, safety problems related to transportation and storage, safety in the handling of organophosphate pesticides, and the role of the Food and Drug Administration in the regulation of pesticides in the U.S. Annexes include members of the Codex Alimentarius Commission and Codex Standards. Volume II, Chemistry and Production of Pesticides, covers the chemistry of chlorinated, phosphorus, and carbamate pesticides, pyrethrins, herbicides, fungicides, and rodenticides. Other chapters include development of a pesticide chemical, economic factors for the site selection of a pesticide plant, marketing of pesticides in developing countries and setting up a production plant.
Descriptors (primary) pesticides; developing countries; pesticide production
Descriptors (secondary) herbicides; spectrophotometry; disposal of harmful waste; USA; UNIDO; chlorinated organic compounds; organophosphorus compounds; carbamates; rodenticides; fungicides; transport of materials; storage; health engineering; personal hygiene; exposure evaluation; warning notices; housekeeping; personal protective equipment; phosphates; legislation; medical supervision; history; chromatography; safety and health training; pyrethrins
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals
OSH in developing countries
Chemical industry