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Document ID (ISN)57120
CIS number 91-1980
Year 1990
Convention or series no. M/U0610
Title International Code of Conduct on the Distribution and Use of Pesticides (Amended version) [FAO]
Original title Code international de conduite pour la distribution et l'utilisation des pesticides (Version amendée) [FAO] [in French]
Bibliographic information Publications Division, Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Via delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Roma, Italy, 1990. 34p. 16 ref.
Abstract This international code is designed to encourage responsible trade practices, and safe and efficient use of pesticides. It covers: definitions; pesticide management; testing of pesticides; reducing health hazards; regulatory and technical requirements; availability and use; distribution and trade; information exchange and prior informed consent; labelling, packaging, storage and disposal; advertising; monitoring and observance of the Code. The full copy of FAO Conference Resolution 10/85, which adopted the Code, is appended.
Descriptors (primary) agricultural chemicals; pesticides; FAO
Descriptors (secondary) handling and storage; warning notices; information of personnel; replaced; directive; international agreements
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals