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Document ID (ISN)67766
CIS number 96-1804
ISBN(s) 92-4-157133-0
Year 1992
Convention or series no. Environmental Health Criteria 133
International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS)
Title Fenitrothion
Bibliographic information World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1992. 184p. approx. 420 ref. Price: CHF 22.00 (CHF 15.40 in developing countries).
Abstract Conclusions of this criteria document: fenitrothion (metathion) is a moderately toxic organophosphorus ester; over-exposure from handling during manufacture and use may cause serious poisoning. Some cases of contact dermatitis have been reported. Summaries in French and Spanish.
Descriptors (primary) agricultural chemicals; metathion; toxicology; IPCS
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; literature survey; ILO; criteria document; WHO; eczema; delayed effects; UNEP
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceWHO
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Esters and salts
Agricultural chemicals