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Document ID (ISN)60607
CIS number 93-1281
ISSN - Serial title 0465-546X - Medicina y seguridad del trabajo
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Garrandés Asprón R.
Title Pesticides - Health consequences
Original title Pesticidas - Repercusiones en la salud [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information July-Sep. 1990, Vol.37, No.149, p.49-52. 6 ref.
Abstract Health hazards of pesticides and their toxicological mechanism are studied from a biochemical point of view. In this respect, carcinogenic effects of pesticides, as well as their effect on the enzyme cholinesterase, are discussed. Eye and visual function disorders are also indicated. General recommendations on prevention are given.
Descriptors (primary) agricultural chemicals; pesticides; health hazards; biochemical effects; insecticides
Descriptors (secondary) visual function disorders; glaucoma; carcinogenic effects; toxicology; cholinesterase
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals