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Document ID (ISN)76220
CIS number 01-187
ISBN(s) 0-7176-1718-1
Year 1999
Convention or series no. HSE Guidance Note EH 74/3
Health and Safety Executive
Title Dermal exposure to non-agricultural pesticides - Exposure assessment document
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 1999. iv, 46p. Illus. 38 ref. Price: GBP 7.50.
Abstract Skin can be an important route to systemic dose and may be a target organ itself. This exposure assessment document presents data on dermal exposure to non-agricultural pesticides such as public hygiene insecticides, remedial biocides, industrial timber preservatives and antifouling preparation. Topics covered: exposure measurements; design of exposure studies; dermal exposure data; risk assessment; modified seven patch method for determining occupational dermal exposure.
Descriptors (primary) pesticides; skin; exposure evaluation; disinfectants
Descriptors (secondary) skin contamination; threshold limit values; polychlorinated biphenyls; skin absorption; criteria document; wood impregnation; job-exposure relation; determination in biological matter; antifouling paints
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals
Exposure evaluation