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Document ID (ISN)26451
CIS number 77-206
ISBN(s) 0-683-03897-4
Year 1975
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Hayes W.J.
Title Toxicology of pesticides.
Bibliographic information The Williams and Wilkins Company, 428 E. Preston Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, USA, 1975. 580p. Illus. 2,500 ref. Price: US-$39.50.
Abstract This book deals with the principles, general conditions of exposure, observed effects on man, problems of diagnosis and treatment, means of preventing injury and brief outlines of the impact of pesticides on animals. Chapters include introduction (definitions, scope, production, use, standard reference works); general principles: dosage and other factors influencing toxicity, metabolism (qualitative and quantitative aspects), and nature of injuries and tests for them (mode of action, effects on cells and tissues, techniques for measuring injury); studies in man; recognised and possible exposure to pesticides and effects in man (residues, incidence of poisoning, safety criteria); diagnosis and treatment of poisoning; prevention of injury; etc. An alphabetical list of chemical names, with CAS Registry numbers, of the compounds mentioned and a subject index are appended.
Descriptors (primary) toxicology; pesticides
Descriptors (secondary) poisoning; USA; metabolic process; diagnosis; manuals; medical treatment; human experiments; safe working methods; dose-response relationship; biological effects; animal experiments
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Toxicology
Agricultural chemicals