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Document ID (ISN)60989
CIS number 93-1629
ISSN - Serial title 1120-2971 - Prevenzione oggi
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Scarselli R., Palmi S., Paolucci V.
Title Chemical and toxicological data on the principal organophosphorus pesticides and a proposal for methods for medical surveillance methods and the biological monitoring of workers exposed in agriculture
Original title Inquadramento chimico-tossicologico dei principali pesticidi organofosforici e proposta di metodiche per la sorveglianza sanitaria ed il controllo biologico dei lavoratori esposti in agricoltura [in Italian]
Bibliographic information July-Sep. 1990, Vol.2, No.3, p.65-84. 14 ref.
Abstract The use of biological indicators capable of monitoring the exposure of farm workers to organophosphorus pesticides is considered for the purpose of evaluating the risk of even limited exposure. The compounds are classified according to the presence of alkyl or phenolic groups and of sulfur, extrapolated from the list of Presidential Decree No.233/88 and the subsequent Ministerial Decree No.258 of August 2nd 1990, implementing relevant EEC directives. Data are presented in tabular format: type of substance (with major pesticides named); toxicological classification; toxic effects; recommended surveillance methods (biological indicators of exposure and effect, tests to be administered at the first medical exam and during periodic visits).
Descriptors (primary) organophosphorus compounds; biological and medical tests; toxicology; pesticides
Descriptors (secondary) Italy; list of chemical substances; periodical checks; exposure tests; classification; legislation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceItaly
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals