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Document ID (ISN)55453
CIS number 91-54
Year 1990
Convention or series no. CCHST Infogram chimique 83-1990 CCOHS Chemical Infogram 83-1990
Title Malathion
Original title Malathion [in French]
Bibliographic information Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, 250 Main St. E., Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1H6, Canada, Oct. 1990. 1p. Illus.
Abstract Chemical safety information sheet. Short term exposure effects: skin absorption; mild irritation of eyes; solvents in which malathion is mixed may cause skin irritation and allergies; neurotoxic effects. Long term exposure effects: same as short term effects; skin sensitisation.
Descriptors (primary) agricultural chemicals; malathion; Canada
Descriptors (secondary) neurotoxic effects; organophosphorus compounds; cholinesterase; fire hazards; insecticides; skin absorption; data sheet; explosion hazards; waste disposal; first aid; personal protective equipment; health hazards; sensitizers
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Esters and salts
Agricultural chemicals