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Document ID (ISN)39730
CIS number 83-773
ISSN - Serial title 0003-9896 - Archives of Environmental Health
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Soliman S.A., Sovocool G.W., Curley A., Ahmed N.S., El-Fiki S., El-Sebae A.K.
Title Two acute human poisoning cases resulting from exposure to diazinon transformation products in Egypt
Bibliographic information July-Aug. 1982, Vol.37, No.4, p.207-212. Illus. 18 ref.
Abstract Symptoms were similar to those reported for exposure to parathion or other organophophorus insecticides. Cholinesterase activity fell markedly up to 18 days after exposure, and recovered to 90% of normal within 28 and 20 days. Acute toxicity appears to be due to unsuitable storage conditions (tin-plated sheet steel containers) of the emulsifiable concentrate which contained crystalline material identified as Sulfotepp and monothiono-TEPP, both much more toxic than diazinon, and other transformation products.
Descriptors (primary) acute poisoning; insecticides; diazinon; organophosphorus compounds
Descriptors (secondary) cholinesterase monitoring; tetraethyl pyrophosphate; TEDP; case study
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Esters and salts
Agricultural chemicals