|Document ID (ISN)||49939|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0096-1736 - Journal of Occupational Medicine
|Convention or series no.
||Kurtz P.H., Shaw G., Kelter A., Jackson R.J.
||Assessment of potential acute health effects in agricultural workers exposed during the application of chlordimeform
||July 1987, Vol.29, No.7, p.592-595. 7 ref.
||Agricultural workers exposed to chlordimeform (Cdf) used as a pesticide on cotton were monitored. Cdf metabolites were found in the urine of 132 workers and were positively correlated with the length of exposure and nature of job activity. Persons mixing and loading and engaged in miscellaneous tasks such as cleaning and maintenance of equipment had the greatest exposure. There was no evidence of urinary tract irritation by microscopic analysis of the urine, nor were significant differences found between preseason and postseason serum chemistry results. Despite the use of protective clothing and closed system transfer devices, Cdf was absorbed by workers as evidenced by urinary metabolite excretion.
||acute toxicity; pesticides; chlordimeform; biological effects; agricultural operations
||urinary metabolites; exposure evaluation
||D - Periodical articles
||Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
|Broad subject area(s)