|Document ID (ISN)||67765|
|Convention or series no.
||Environmental Health Criteria 132
International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS)
||World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1992. 162p. approx. 460 ref. Price: CHF 22.00 (CHF 15.40 in developing countries).
||Main conclusions of this criteria document: several cases of human poisoning from exposure to trichlorfon (chlorophos) have been reported; in some cases, delayed polyneuropathy occurred some weeks after exposure. A few cases of occupational poisoning have occurred; exposure to air concentrations exceeding 0.5mg/m3 resulted in decreased plasma cholinesterase and changes in the EEG pattern. Summaries in French and Spanish.
||agricultural chemicals; chlorophos; toxicology; IPCS
||toxic effects; neurotoxic effects; literature survey; criteria document; UNEP; WHO; delayed effects; ILO
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||WHO|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
||Esters and salts