|Document ID (ISN)||56065|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0098-4108 - Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health
|Convention or series no.
||Pesticides and the third world
||Jan. 1991, Vol.32, No.1, p.11-31. Illus. Bibl.ref.
||This paper explores some of the issues concerned with pesticide intoxication in the Third World and suggests some avenues of research likely to reduce the risk faced by exposed populations. The characteristics of several classes of pesticide are reviewed (organophosphate and carbamate insecticides, herbicides, organochlorinated pesticides, pyrethroids, botanical pesticides) along with reported health effects and results of toxicity studies. Legal aspects are also discussed along with application technologies, surveillance programmes and community participation, and risk factors related to the tropical climate.
||agricultural chemicals; pesticides; developing countries; microclimate; health hazards
||toxic effects; herbicides; insecticides; medical supervision; statistics; legislation; crop protection
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Canada|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
OSH in developing countries