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Document ID (ISN)59209
CIS number 92-2011
ISSN - Serial title 1877-7856 - Encyclopédie médico-chirurgicale
Year 1988
Convention or series no. Fascicule 16001 L10, 7-1988
Author(s) Bonderf J., Breteau M., Conso F., Dally S., Efthymiou M.L., Furet Y., Jamet P.
Title Principal types of acute poisoning by pesticides - Diagnosis, therapy and prevention
Original title Les principales intoxications aiguës par les pesticides: diagnostic, thérapeutique et prévention [in French]
Bibliographic information In: Intoxications - Pathologie du travail, 1988. 12p. Illus. 92 ref.
Abstract Information note on the diagnosis, therapy and prevention of acute poisoning due to pesticides (with special attention paid to herbicides). Contents: classification (by chemical family, mode of action, toxicity) and acute poisoning in man; insecticides which are cholinesterase inhibitors (organophosphorus compounds, carbamates); organochlorine pesticides; synthetic pyrethrins; inorganic and organic fungicides; anticoagulants used as rodenticides; chloralose; strychnine. A separate section is devoted to the different stages of the preventive effort: homologation of products before they are put up for sale; protection of the population at large and in the workplace; personal protection; medical surveillance (of limited use in agriculture).
Descriptors (primary) acute poisoning; safety and health organization; toxicology; pesticides
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; strychnine; organophosphorus compounds; chloralose; carbamates; acaricides; data sheet; rodenticides; symptoms; fungicides; safe working methods; encyclopaedia; insecticides
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals