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Document ID (ISN)27409
CIS number 77-1126
Year 1975
Convention or series no.
Title Methyl bromide.
Original title Bromure de méthyle. [in French]
Bibliographic information Data sheets on pesticides No.5, World Health Organization, Genève, Switzerland, and United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, Roma, Italy, Jan. 1975. 12p. 4 ref.
Abstract Synonyms; physical properties; uses as insecticide, acaricide, fungicide, nematocide and rodenticide in agriculture and for fumigation of stored dry foodstuffs; mammalian, human and non-mammalian toxicology; restrictions on availability; transportation, storage and handling; selection, training and medical supervision of workers; labelling; residues in food; precautions in use (threshold limit values, mixers and applicators, other workers associated in handling the pesticide); safe disposal of containers and removal of spillage; emergency aid; medical diagnosis and treatment of poisoning; surveillance tests; laboratory methods for detection and assay.
Descriptors (primary) WHO; FAO; toxicology; pesticides; methyl bromide
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; data sheet; disposal of harmful waste; threshold limit values; forestry; acaricides; insecticides; nematocides; rodenticides; fungicides; mixing, kneading; transport of materials; crop protection; elimination of spills; first aid; lethal dose 50; agriculture; medical supervision; medical treatment; neurotoxic effects
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Halogenated hydrocarbons
Agricultural chemicals