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Document ID (ISN)64362
CIS number 95-974
ISSN - Serial title 1059-924X - Journal of Agromedicine
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Wagner S.L.
Title Allergy from pyrethrin or pyrethroid insecticides
Bibliographic information 1994, Vol.1, No.1, p.39-45. 12 ref.
Abstract A brief review of the chemistry, use and toxic effects of pyrethrins and pyrethroid insecticides is presented. Three case studies involving allergic reactions following the use of such insecticides are also described. Reported health effects include eczema, urticaria and respiratory complaints. The importance of the recognition and management of possible allergy from these commonly used insecticides is stressed.
Descriptors (primary) toxic effects; pyrethrins; allergens; health hazards; pyrethroids; insecticides; pyrethrum
Descriptors (secondary) case study; urticaria; eczema; allergic asthma
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Esters and salts
Agricultural chemicals