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Document ID (ISN)24754
CIS number 76-465
Year 1975
Convention or series no.
Title Lindane.
Original title Lindane. [in French]
Bibliographic information Data sheets on pesticides No.12, World Health Organization, Genève, Switzerland, and United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, Roma, Italy, June 1975. 11p. 3 ref.
Abstract Contents of this data sheet: synonyms; selected physical properties; agriculture, horticulture and forestry uses as insecticide and pesticide, and unintended effects on crops and animals; household use; mammalian, human, and non-mammalian toxicology; LD50; recommendations: restrictions on availability; transportation and storage; handling; disposal and/or decontamination of containers; selection, training and medical supervision of workers; additional regulations if distributed by aircraft; labelling; precautions in use (threshold limit values, vapour and dust control by mechanical means, personal protective equipment for mixers and applicators); decontamination of spillage and containers; emergency aid; medical diagnosis and treatment of poisoning; and laboratory methods for detection and analysis.
Descriptors (primary) WHO; FAO; toxicology; pesticides; lindane
Descriptors (secondary) disposal of harmful waste; data sheet; forestry; transport of materials; storage; crop protection; warning notices; first aid; lethal dose 50; 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) Halogenated hydrocarbons
Agricultural chemicals