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Document ID (ISN)67266
CIS number 96-1265
Year 1993
Convention or series no. D/1993/2537/7
Title Guidelines for the safe formulation and packing of pesticides
Bibliographic information International Group of National Associations of Manufacturers of Agrochemical Products (GIFAP), ave. Louise 143, 1050 Bruxelles, Belgium, 1993. 107p. Illus. 21 ref.
Abstract These guidelines, prepared by the international agrochemicals industry association, are aimed at all those involved in the formulation and packing of crop protection products. Contents: hazards of pesticides (health hazards, fire and explosion hazards, hazards due to combustible dusts and flammable liquids, hazards to the environment, product hazard data, hazard classification); organization and management (responsibilities, documentation, training, OSH, quality control etc.); location and buildings (include. tank farms for bulk storage); formulation and packing facilities (formulation of liquids, solids; packing facilities, materials and equipment); occupational health, hygiene and personal safety (housekeeping, PPE, laundry facilities, medical supervision, fire and explosion prevention, emergency planning); environmental protection (avoidance and minimization of risk, treatment and disposal of contaminated air and water, treatment and disposal of contaminated waste). In annex: check list; definitions (glossary).
Descriptors (primary) pesticides; toxic substances; training material; agriculture; crop protection
Descriptors (secondary) disposal of harmful waste; training manuals; safety guides; glossary; check lists; safe working methods
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceBelgium
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Agricultural chemicals