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Document ID (ISN)62413
CIS number 94-1019
ISBN(s) 92-4-157149-7
Year 1993
Convention or series no. Environmental Health Criteria 149
International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS)
Title Carbendazim
Bibliographic information World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1993. 132p. Illus. approx. 190 ref. Price: CHF 22.00 (developing countries: CHF 12.60).
Abstract Given the similar toxicities of benomyl and carbendazim (methyl 2-benzimidazolylcarbamate, the main metabolite of benomyl in mammals), the two fungicides are evaluated together in this monograph. No adverse effects on human health have been reported. Both substances represent a very low risk for acute poisoning in humans; benomyl causes dermal sensitization. Animal data and the limited human data available indicate that it is unlikely that these substances would cause systemic toxicity effects in occupationally exposed subjects. Detailed summaries in French and Spanish.
Descriptors (primary) agricultural chemicals; IPCS; toxicity evaluation; benomyl; toxicology; methyl 2-benzimidazolylcarbamate
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; ILO; UNEP; criteria document; fungicides; sensitizers; WHO
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
Heterocyclic compounds