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Document ID (ISN)55098
CIS number 90-1991
ISBN(s) 92-5-102701-3
Year 1988
Convention or series no. WHO/FAO Plant Production and Protection Paper 86/2
International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS)
Title Pesticide residues in food - 1987. Evaluations - Part II - Toxicology
Bibliographic information Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Distribution and Sales Section, Via delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Roma, Italy, 1988. 144p. Bibl.
Abstract These monographs were prepared by an WHO Expert Group and an FAO Panel of Experts subsequent to a Joint Meeting on Pesticide Residues (JMPR) in Geneva (Switzerland), 21-30 Sep. 1987. They summarise safety data for the following pesticide residues: acephate, benalaxyl, bitertanol, chlordimeform, chinomethionat, chlorothalonil, cyfluthrin, dimethoate, ethoprophos, fenamiphos, permethrin, propiconazole. Data include results of toxicological studies, with special studies on carcinogenicity, reproduction, mutagenicity and teratogenicity. Results of observations in humans are also given where available. A toxicological evaluation gives levels causing no toxicological effect in experimental animals, together with a WHO estimate of an acceptable daily intake for man. An annex lists maximum daily intakes and residue limits for a range of pesticides.
Descriptors (primary) agricultural chemicals; IPCS; WHO; permissible levels; pesticides; toxicology; FAO
Descriptors (secondary) mutagenic effects; criteria document; literature survey; antifertility effects; Switzerland; ethoprophos; fenamiphos; 2,4,5,6-tetrachloroisophthalonitrile; dimethoate; permethrin; crop protection; animal experiments; teratogenic effects; carcinogenic effects; conference; toxic effects
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Occupational exposure limits
Agricultural chemicals
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures