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Document ID (ISN)57214
CIS number 91-1792
Year 1991
Convention or series no. IPCS ICSC 2-0005
Title Paraquat
Bibliographic information Official Publications of the European Communities, 2985 Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg; International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS), World Health Organization, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1991. 2p.
Abstract International chemical safety card. Short-term exposure effects: skin absorption; delayed effects; irritation of skin, eyes and respiratory tract; lung oedema; lung haemorrhage and fibrosis; damage to liver, kidneys, lungs, heart and digestive tract. Long-term exposure effects: dermatitis; loss of fingernails; lung diseases.
Descriptors (primary) agricultural chemicals; threshold limit values; ILO; paraquat; UNEP; WHO; European Communities; IPCS
Descriptors (secondary) herbicides; pulmonary oedema; hepatic damage; paraquat chloride; fire hazards; skin absorption; renal damage; respiratory diseases; dermatitis; explosion hazards; labelling; storage; fibrosis; waste disposal; first aid; chemical hazards; environmental pollution; delayed effects; health hazards; data sheet; UN
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals
Occupational exposure limits
Heterocyclic compounds