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Document ID (ISN)24753
CIS number 76-464
Year 1975
Convention or series no.
Title Thallium sulfate.
Original title Sulfate de thallium. [in French]
Bibliographic information Data sheets on pesticides No.10, World Health Organization, Genève, Switzerland, and United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, Roma, Italy, June 1975. 10p. 7 ref.
Abstract Contents of this data sheet: synonyms; selected physical properties; agriculture, horticulture and forestry uses as rodenticide and insecticide, and unintended effects on domestic animals, wildlife and seed germination; inadvisability of household use; mammalian, human, and non-mammalian toxicology; recommendations: restrictions on availability; transportation and storage; handling; disposal and/or decontamination of containers; selection, training and medical supervision of workers; labelling; precautions in use (threshold limit values, closed systems, forced ventilation, personal protective equipment for mixers and applicators); safe disposal of containers and spillage; emergency aid; medical diagnosis and treatment of poisoning; surveillance methods; laboratory methods for detection and analysis.
Descriptors (primary) WHO; FAO; toxicology; pesticides; thallium sulfate
Descriptors (secondary) disposal of harmful waste; data sheet; forestry; mixing, kneading; transport of materials; storage; crop protection; warning notices; first aid; hazard identification; safe working methods; agriculture; food contamination; medical supervision; threshold limit values
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Inorganic substances
Agricultural chemicals