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Document ID (ISN)39729
CIS number 83-772
ISSN - Serial title 0003-9896 - Archives of Environmental Health
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Smith A.H., Fisher D.O., Pearce N., Chapman C.J.
Title Congenital defects and miscarriages among New Zealand 2,4,5-T sprayers
Bibliographic information July-Aug. 1982, Vol.37, No.4, p.197-200. 15 ref.
Abstract The number of births, congenital defects and miscarriages in the wives of 548 2,4,5-T sprayers and 441 controls was established for 1969-1980 by questionnaire. The relative risk estimates of 1.19 for congenital defects, and 0.89 for miscarriages, were not statistically significant. Exposure of the wives from helping with spraying or washing contaminated clothes had no detectable effect on reproduction.
Descriptors (primary) trichlorophenoxyacetic acid; genetic effects; crop protection; pesticides
Descriptors (secondary) abortion; comparative study; questionnaire survey
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Antifertility and prenatal effects
Agricultural chemicals
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures