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Document ID (ISN)44537
CIS number 85-1328
ISSN - Serial title 1775-8785 - Archives des maladies professionnelles
Year 1984
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Doignon J., Parant C., Larche-Mochel M., Rafi M.C., Lazarini H.J., L'Epée P.
Title Epidemiologic survey of urinary arsenic levels in wine-growers handling sodium arsenite
Original title Enquête épidémiologique sur l'arsenicisme urinaire chez des viticulteurs manipulant de l'arsénite de sodium [in French]
Bibliographic information 1984, Vol.45, No.2, p.138-141.
Abstract Study of urinary arsenic excretion in vinyard workers who use sodium arsenite as a fungicide. The general toxicity of sodium arsenite is reviewed, especially its ability to cause cancers of the skin and internal organs. Determination of urinary arsenic does not seem to be a reliable monitoring method, because it does not reflect the extent of exposure. The risk of sodium arsenite exposure could not be clearly defined; larger-scale studies are needed. Means of preventing exposure are reviewed.
Descriptors (primary) sodium arsenite; vineyards; exposure evaluation; fungicides
Descriptors (secondary) carcinogens; urine monitoring; epidemiologic study
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Exposure evaluation
Agricultural chemicals
Arsenic and compounds
Inorganic substances