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Document ID (ISN)63860
CIS number 95-100
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Title Shell Agriculture Safety Guide
Bibliographic information Shell International Chemical Company Ltd., Crop Protection Division, Shell Centre, London SE1 7PG, United Kingdom, 1990. x, 253p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index.
Abstract This safety guide is the principal source of advice on safety and safe handling of crop protection products (pesticides, principally) commercialized by Shell. It consists of 4 parts: 1 - General advice: safety precautions, toxicity, storage, transport, accident procedures, personal protection, environmental protection, safety in use, waste disposal, emergencies, in case of poisoning. 2 - Detailed medical advice in case of poisoning by: organophosphates, carbamates, organochlorine (OC) compounds, pyrethroids and anticoagulant rodenticides (including poisoning in domestic animals). 3 - Analytical methods: cholinesterase activity in human whole blood; OC compounds in blood; cholinesterase inhibitors in water; determination of prothrombin time in blood using "Normotest". 4 - Product Advice Sheets for 40 substances or groups of substances: each containing information on name(s), WHO Hazard Class, formulation types, hazard summary, storage, transport, personal protection, environmental protection, safety in use, waste disposal, emergency situations (leaks and spills etc.), what to do in case of poisoning, medical advice.
Descriptors (primary) agricultural chemicals; pesticides; training material; crop protection; toxicology
Descriptors (secondary) compendium; safety guides; anticoagulants; pyrethroids; carbamates; rodenticides; transport; storage; manuals; training manuals; chlorinated hydrocarbons; first aid; personal protective equipment; determination in blood; description of technique; data sheet; organophosphorus compounds
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals
OSH training