|Document ID (ISN)||51827|
|ISSN - Serial title
||Gigiena truda i professional'nye zabolevanija
|Convention or series no.
||Dinitrophenols: toxicology, therapy and prophylaxis of poisoning (literature review)
||Dinitrofenol'nye soedinenija: toksikologija, terapija i profilaktika intoksikacij (obzor literatury) [in Russian]|
||July 1987, No.7, p.42-45. 44 ref.
||Literature review which covers different mechanisms of the toxic action of dinitrophenols used in agriculture as universal pesticides. These highly toxic chemicals affect the heart, the lungs and the nervous system. Some cases of fatal poisoning by dinitrophenols have been reported. The substances interfere with oxidative phosphorylation and form reversible complexes with serum proteins. Specific methods of medical treatment have not yet been developed.
||agricultural chemicals; literature survey; acute poisoning; mortality; symptoms; medical treatment; hazard evaluation; 2,4-dinitrophenol; cardiotoxic effects; pneumotoxic effects; toxic substances
||D - Periodical articles
||Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
|Broad subject area(s)