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Document ID (ISN)57874
CIS number 92-581
Year 1991
Convention or series no. WHO/PCS/92.9
International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS)
Title Summary of toxicological evaluations performed by the Joint FAO/WHO Meeting on Pesticide Residues (JMPR)
Bibliographic information WHO Joint Secretary of the Joint FAO/WHO Meeting on Pesticide Residues, International Programme on Chemical Safety, World Health Organization, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1991. 33p. 64 ref.
Abstract This index summarises the toxicological assessments of pesticides made by the WHO Expert Groups on Pesticide Residues and the FAO Panel of Experts on Pesticide Residues in Food and the Environment. The 1st table summarises the current acceptable daily intakes (ADIs) that have been established by the WHO experts, gives the chemical class and primary use(s) of each pesticide and indicates other relevant WHO publications. The 2nd table summarises in more detail the history of the evaluations. An annex lists the reports and other documents resulting from the Joint Meetings that have been held to date.
Descriptors (primary) agricultural chemicals; IPCS; toxicity evaluation; pesticides; toxicology; WHO
Descriptors (secondary) threshold limit values; ILO; limitation of exposure; list of chemical substances; UNEP
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