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Document ID (ISN)65721
CIS number 95-2200
Year 1993
Convention or series no.
Title Official report - Pesticide poisoning
Original title Reporte oficial - Intoxicaciones por plaguicidas [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Ministerio de Salud, División de Saneamiento Ambiental, Depto. Sustancias Tóxicas y Medicina del Trabajo, San José, Costa Rica, 1993. 44p. Illus.
Abstract Report on pesticide poisoning during 1993 in Costa Rica. Poisoning cases are classified by the following: province; month and attending institution; age and sex; occupational or non-occupational occurrence; occupation; route of entry; type of pesticide. Data are illustrated with graphics. Annexes 1 and 2 include graphics of cases according to various parameters. A decree on the notification of pesticide poisoning and the notification form prepared by the Ministry of Health are also attached.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; chemical products; pesticides; Costa Rica
Descriptors (secondary) herbicides; notification of occupational accidents; organophosphorus compounds; carbamates; statistical aspects; fungicides; agriculture; legislation; developing countries; nematocides
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceCosta Rica
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals