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Document ID (ISN)39192
CIS number 83-146
ISBN(s) 91-7464-141-7
Year 1982
Convention or series no. Arbete och hälsa 1982:22
Author(s) Bystedt M., Kolmodin-Hedman B.
Title Nordic Group of Experts for Documentation on Threshold Limit Values - 36. Synthetic pyrethroids: Permethrin
Original title Nordiska expertgruppen för gränsvärdesdokumentation - 36. Syntetiska pyretroider: Permetrin [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information Arbetarskyddsstyrelsen, 171 84 Solna, Sweden, 1982. 31p. 62 ref.
Abstract A literature survey of the health hazards of synthetic pyrethroids and, in particular, permethrin, designed to provide a basis for setting an appropriate TLV in the Scandinavian countries. Chapters are devoted to: toxicology, metabolic model, toxicological mechanisms, organ effects, allergy, genotoxic effects, carcinogenic effects and exposure indicators. Insufficient data are available for establishing a relation between atmospheric concentration and effect or response. In man, the most sensitive exposure indicators seem to be respiratory irritation during dusting and skin irritation when handling conifers treated with permethrin.
Descriptors (primary) pyrethrins; threshold limit values; toxicology; insecticides; permethrin
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; allergens; carcinogens; genetic effects; irritation; crop protection; metabolic process
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Occupational exposure limits
Esters and salts
Agricultural chemicals
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures