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Document ID (ISN)51425
CIS number 89-577
ISSN - Serial title Gigiena truda i professional'nye zabolevanija
Year 1987
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Kagan N.A., Aleksašina Z.A., Karaseva A.E., Vojnova I.V., Prismotrov Ju.I., Soroka L.I.
Title Experimental basis for a maximum allowable concentration for the herbicide dicotex in workplace air
Original title Ėksperimental'noe obosnovanie predel'no dopustimoj koncentracii gerbicida dikoteksa v vozduhe rabočej zony [in Russian]
Bibliographic information Feb. 1987, No.2, p.31-34. 2 ref.
Abstract Animal experiments with dicotex have shown that its LD50 on intragastric administration is 1085mg/kg for white rats, 450mg/kg for white mice and 700mg/kg for guinea pigs. Its species sensitivity variability coefficient is 2.41. Its toxic effects are weakly cumulative. The threshold value for acute intoxication was 288mg/m3, that for chronic intoxication (4 months of exposure) 10mg/m3. The recommended MAC for the work environment in agriculture is 1mg/m3, form A, hazard class 2, with the note "hazardous on contact with the skin".
Descriptors (primary) toxic effects; herbicides; threshold limit values; hazard criteria; acute toxicity; dicotex; determination of concentration; toxicity evaluation; lethal dose 50; chronic toxicity; health hazards; inhalation toxicity; toxic substances
Descriptors (secondary) dangerous substances; agriculture; animal experiments
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals
Occupational exposure limits