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Document ID (ISN)40031
CIS number 83-1019
ISBN(s) 0-86104-324-3
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Cook J., Kaufman C.
Title Portrait of a poison
Bibliographic information Pluto Press Limited, Unit 10 Spencer Court, 7 Chalcot Road, London NW1 8LH, United Kingdom, 1982. 100p. Illus. 40 ref. Price: ú2.95.
Abstract This book considers the case against the use of 2,4,5-T (2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid) with reference to animal experiments, accidental human exposure, military uses of 2,4,5-T, political issues and case histories of exposed individuals. Part 2 - the campaign against 2,4,5-T -outlines the movement to ban the compound from use in the United Kingdom. Appendices: notes on manufacture and formulation of 2,4,5-T herbicides; brand names of products containing 2,4,5-T; councils, companies and countries that have banned 2,4,5-T.
Descriptors (primary) herbicides; teratogens; trichlorophenoxyacetic acid; carcinogens
Descriptors (secondary) prohibition of use; case study
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals