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Document ID (ISN)48684
CIS number 87-1367
ISSN - Serial title 0303-7657 - Revista brasileira de saúde ocupacional
Year 1986
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Pedrosa R.C., Midio A.F.
Title Toxilogical aspects of human exposure to Paraquat
Original title Aspectos toxicológicos da exposição humana ao Paraquat [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information Jan.-Mar. 1986, Vol.14, No.53, p.33-41. Illus. 80 ref.
Abstract Literature survey. Contents: chemical structure, chemical and physical properties, principal preparation methods, paths of entry into the organism, toxico-kinetics, pathological and biochemical changes due to this herbicide, mechanism of toxic action, clinical manifestations of poisoning, treatment, dangerous interactions, LD50 values in various experimental animals, maximum residue concentrations allowed in different food-stuffs by Brazilian law.
Descriptors (primary) agricultural chemicals; herbicides; agriculture; toxicology; toxic substances; paraquat
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; literature survey; food contamination; lethal dose 50; legislation; Brazil
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals
Heterocyclic compounds