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Document ID (ISN)45273
CIS number 86-209
Year 1984
Convention or series no.
Title Agricultural chemicals and farm health safety
Bibliographic information Ontario Task Force on Health and Safety in Agriculture, 434 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M7A 1T7, Canada, Dec. 1984. 146p. Illus. 209 ref.
Abstract Aspects covered in the 3rd of 3 reports prepared to serve as a basis for implementing safety and health programmes in Ontario agriculture: background information; legislation on farm chemicals; pesticides (exposure routes, transport, storage, handling, mixing, disposal); toxicology of major pesticides used in Ontario (organophosphates, carbamates, chlorinated hydrocarbons, dithiocarbamates and phthalimide, phenoxy, bipyridyllium, triazine, anilide, urea and phenolic compounds); toxic effects of other farm chemicals (dust, gases, mycotoxins, bacteria); epidemiological data (cancer and other diseases).
Descriptors (primary) herbicides; Ontario; pesticides; agriculture; fungicides; hazard evaluation; toxicology
Descriptors (secondary) parathion; neoplasms; guthion; phorate; terbufos; chloromethylphenoxyacetic acid; methomyl; captan; Canada; report; propylene dichloride; maneb; paraquat; endosulfan; atrazine; 2,4,5,6-tetrachloroisophthalonitrile; diuron; dinoseb; carbofuran; dust; storage; epidemiologic study; aldicarb; carbaryl; bulk storage bins; Systox; di-syston
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation
Agricultural chemicals