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Document ID (ISN)57652
CIS number 92-561
ISBN(s) 92-4-120813-9
Year 1991
Convention or series no. WHO Technical Report Series 813
Title Safe use of pesticides: Fourteenth report of the WHO Expert Committee on Vector Biology and Control
Bibliographic information Office of Publications, World Health Organization, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1991. iv, 27p. 24 ref. Price: CHF 6.00; developing countries: CHF 4.20.
Abstract Contents of this report of the WHO Expert Committee on Vector Biology and Control: trends in pesticide use; international activities for promoting pesticide safety; the WHO Pesticide Evaluation Scheme (WHOPES); current research on pesticides for use in public health; aircraft disinsectisation; exposure of the public to pesticides; classification of pesticides; education and training; poisoning by pesticides; recommendations.
Descriptors (primary) occupational hygiene; pesticides; WHO
Descriptors (secondary) poisoning; disposal of harmful waste; diethyltoluamide; pyrethroids; classification; air transport; research; international agreements; disinsectization
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceWHO
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals