|Document ID (ISN)||64231|
|Convention or series no.
||Environmental Health Criteria 159
International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS)
||World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1994. 177p. approx. 360 ref. Price: CHF 27.00.
||Data on the effects of glyphosate in humans are limited. Three irritation/sensitization studies in human volunteers indicated no effect. The herbicide formulation Roundup containing glyphosate is acutely toxic to humans when ingested intentionally or accidentally. Animal studies show that glyphosate is not carcinogenic, mutagenic or teratogenic. Detailed abstracts in French and Spanish.
||herbicides; glyphosate; toxicology; IPCS
||toxic effects; literature survey; ILO; criteria document; WHO; animal experiments; human experiments; UNEP
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||WHO|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
||Esters and salts