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Document ID (ISN)27429
CIS number 77-1128
Year 1975
Convention or series no.
Title Parathion-methyl.
Original title Parathion-méthyl. [in French]
Bibliographic information Data sheets on pesticides No.7, World Health Organization, Genève, Switzerland, and United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, Roma, Italy, 1975. 12p. 10 ref.
Abstract Synonyms; physical properties; uses as insecticide and acaricide in agriculture and horticulture; mammalian, human and non-mammalian toxicology; restrictions on availability; transportation, storage and handling; disposal of containers; selection, training and medical supervision of workers; distribution by aircraft; labelling; precautions in use (threshold limit value, mixers and applicators, other workers associated in handling the pesticide); entry of persons into treated areas; safe disposal and decontamination of containers and neutralisation of spillage; emergency aid; medical diagnosis and treatment of poisoning; surveillance methods; laboratory methods for detection and assay, and in case of poisoning.
Descriptors (primary) WHO; FAO; methyl parathion; toxicology; pesticides
Descriptors (secondary) occupational hygiene; data sheet; acaricides; insecticides; mixing, kneading; crop protection; warning notices; first aid; lethal dose 50; teratogenic effects; agriculture; horticulture; medical supervision; exposure tests; medical treatment; disposal of harmful waste
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures
Esters and salts