|Document ID (ISN)||54741|
|Convention or series no.
||Environmental Health Criteria 91
International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS)
||Aldrin and dieldrin
||World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Services, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1989. 335p. Bibl. Price: CHF 34.00.
||Much of the data presented relates to the transport, distribution and degradation of these chemicals in the environment, their migration into foods and presence in humans and in wildlife species. Other topics include kinetics and metabolism, effects on environmental organismes, experimental animals and humans, and an evaluation of human health risks and effects on the environment. The report concludes that the present level of exposure constitutes no health risk to the general population. Recommended precautions should be observed to minimise worker exposure.
||agricultural chemicals; WHO; aldrin; environmental pollution; insecticides; toxicology; dieldrin
||toxic effects; literature survey; mammals; ILO; UNEP; metabolic process; criteria document; fish; birds; pesticides; animal experiments; carcinogenic effects; food contamination; organophosphorus compounds
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)