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Document ID (ISN)51362
CIS number 89-526
ISSN - Serial title 0016-9900 - Gigiena i sanitarija
Year 1987
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Vojtenko G.A., Sasinovič L.M.
Title Toxicology of β-dihydroheptachlor (Dilor) and regulation of safe exposure levels
Original title Toksikologija β-digidrogeptahlora (dilora) i reglamentacija bezopasnyh urovnej ego vozdejstvija [in Russian]
Bibliographic information Feb. 1987, No.2, p.93-95. 12 ref.
Abstract Animal experiments to study the toxic properties of Dilor were carried out. Like other organochlorine pesticides, Dilor affects the nervous system, upsets the protein synthesis, carbohydrate metabolism and detoxification functions of the liver, and thus produces disorders of protein carbohydrate and lipid metabolism. Dilor is a chemical of low toxicity with moderate cumulative effects. The results obtained were used as a basis for a MAC for Dilor in workplace air: for industrial premises 0,2mg/m3, in agriculture 0,5mg/m3.
Descriptors (primary) neurotoxic effects; threshold limit values; USSR; toxicology; Dilor; pesticides; insecticides; hepatotoxic effects
Descriptors (secondary) toxic substances; agriculture; lethal dose 50; animal experiments
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the nervous system
Occupational exposure limits
Agricultural chemicals
Halogenated hydrocarbons
Toxicology