|Document ID (ISN)||67766|
|Convention or series no.
||Environmental Health Criteria 133
International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS)
||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).
||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.
||agricultural chemicals; metathion; toxicology; IPCS
||toxic effects; literature survey; ILO; criteria document; WHO; eczema; delayed effects; UNEP
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||WHO|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
||Esters and salts