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Document ID (ISN)39394
CIS number 83-444
ISSN - Serial title Vers un développement solidaire
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Title Galecron and cancer
Original title Galécron et cancer [in French]
Bibliographic information Dec. 1982, No.64, 48p. Illus.
Abstract This issue is devoted to an investigation on the pesticide Galecron (chlordimeform). Review of data on the toxicity and peripheral effects of this product, the sale of which is prohibited in Switzerland, but which is still used in developing countries where safety and health requirements are less stringent. Analysis of the findings; reproduction of confidential documents on investigations carried out by the manfacturing company, and of articles that have appeared in the press; measures taken by the manufacturer; position adopted by the Bern Declaration (Swiss Association for Co-operation in Development). Questions are asked as to the responsibility of the manufacturer in exporting this type of product.
Descriptors (primary) pesticides; chlordimeform; toxic substances
Descriptors (secondary) carcinogens; developing countries; biological threshold limits
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Amides
Agricultural chemicals