|Document ID (ISN)||55559|
|Convention or series no.
||Environmental Health Criteria 97
International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS)
||World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1990. 133p. 261 ref. Price: CHF 16.00; developing countries: CHF 11.20.
||Deltamethrin has been reported to cause numbness, itching, tingling and burning of the skin and vertigo in exposed workers. Occasionally, a transient papular or blotchy erythema has been described. Most of these symptoms are transient and disappear within 5-7 days. Several non-fatal cases of poisoning have been reported through occupational exposure resulting from neglect of safety precautions. No long-term adverse effects have been reported. It is concluded that with good work practices, measures of hygiene and safety precautions, deltamethrin is unlikely to present a hazard for those occupationally exposed. Detailed summaries in French and Spanish.
||agricultural chemicals; IPCS; WHO; environmental pollution; toxicology; hazard evaluation; decamethrin
||toxic effects; poisoning; literature survey; ILO; criteria document; erythema; itch; animal experiments; replaced; UNEP
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
Esters and salts