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Document ID (ISN)54961
CIS number 90-1970
ISBN(s) 92-4-120798-1
Year 1990
Convention or series no. WHO Technical Report Series 798
Title Chemistry and specifications of pesticides
Bibliographic information World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1990. 77p. Bibl. Price: CHF 9.00.
Abstract Thirteenth Report of the WHO Expert Committee on Vector Biology and Control. Contents: Development of pesticides for use in public health (the WHO pesticide evaluation scheme, relations with industry, quality control of pesticides); vector control in urban areas; control of household vectors and pests; specifications and test methodology; biological control agents; decontamination of containers; relations with other organisations. Annexes provide recommended changes in existing specifications and methods, recommended specifications for new pesticides and formulations and new methods, and a guideline specification for ultra-low volume liquids.
Descriptors (primary) agricultural chemicals; pesticides; parasitic diseases; WHO
Descriptors (secondary) molluscicides; insecticides; biological insecticides; quality control; standardization; chemical analysis; rodenticides
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Agricultural chemicals