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Document ID (ISN)49279
CIS number 88-585
Year 1987
Convention or series no. Environmental Health Criteria 71
Title Pentachlorophenol
Bibliographic information World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Services, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1987. 236p. Bibl.
Abstract This evaluation of the toxicity data includes: identity, properties, and analysis; sources of human and environmental exposure; transport, distribution and transformation; environmental levels and human exposure; kinetics and metabolism; effect on organisms in the environment, on animals and on man; evaluation of human risks and effects on the environment; recommendations.
Descriptors (primary) WHO; hazard evaluation; toxicology; pentachlorophenol
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; embryotoxic effects; wood preservatives; criteria document; dioxins; pesticides; animal experiments; metabolic process
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation
Phenols and phenolic compounds