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Document ID (ISN)27407
CIS number 77-1124
Year 1975
Convention or series no.
Title Paraquat.
Original title Paraquat. [in French]
Bibliographic information Data sheets on pesticides No.4, World Health Organization, Genève, Switzerland, and United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, Roma, Italy, Jan. 1975. 13p. 5 ref.
Abstract Synonyms; physical properties; uses as herbicide; mammalian, human and non-mammalian toxicology; restrictions on availability; transportation, storage and handling; disposal and/or decontamination of containers; selection, training and medical supervision for workers; distribution by aircraft; labelling; residues in food; precautions in use (threshold limit values, mixers and applicators, other workers associated in handling the pesticide); entry of persons into treated areas; emergency aid; medical diagnosis and treatment of poisoning; surveillance tests; laboratory methods for detection and assay.
Descriptors (primary) WHO; FAO; toxicology; pesticides; paraquat
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; data sheet; disposal of harmful waste; threshold limit values; forestry; paraquat chloride; insecticides; mixing, kneading; transport of materials; crop protection; elimination of spills; first aid; lethal dose 50; agriculture; medical supervision; medical treatment; herbicides
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Heterocyclic compounds
Agricultural chemicals