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Document ID (ISN)55009
CIS number 90-1980
ISBN(s) 92-4-157104-7
Year 1990
Convention or series no. Environmental Health Criteria 104
International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS)
Title Principles for the toxicological assessment of pesticide residues in food
Bibliographic information World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1990. 117p. 183 ref. Index. Price: CHF 15.00.
Abstract Topics covered in this criteria document include: historical background of the Joint FAO/WHO Meeting on Pesticide Residues (JMPR); the JMPR assessment process; considerations of identity, purity and stability; availability and quality of data; the collection and value of human data; structure-activity relationships; test methodologies; evaluation of data; biotechnology; special considerations for individual classes of pesticides. Glossary.
Descriptors (primary) agricultural chemicals; IPCS; food contamination; pesticides; toxicology; WHO
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; ILO; UNEP; FAO; experimental determination; extrapolation animal man; determination of exposure limits; description of technique; glossary; animal experiments
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals
Environmental pollution