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Document ID (ISN)78325
CIS number 02-80
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Agency for Toxic Substances and Diseases Registry (ATSDR)
Title Toxicological profile for endosulfan (Update)
Bibliographic information U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Division of Toxicology/Toxicology Information Branch, 1600 Clifton Road NE, E-29, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA, Sep. 2000. xix, 284p. Illus. Approx. 680 ref.
Abstract This profile was prepared in accordance with guidelines set by the US Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry and the EPA. The key literature related to the toxic effects of endosulfan is identified and reviewed. Contents: public health statement; health effects; chemical and physical information; production, import, use and disposal; potential for human exposure; analytical methods; regulations and advisories; glossary. Health hazards include: neurotoxic effects (convulsions, tremor), respiratory effects (dyspnoea); genotoxic effects induced in animals. (Update of CIS 96-2214).
Descriptors (primary) USA; endosulfan; health hazards; toxicology; toxicity evaluation; pesticides
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; neurotoxic effects; literature survey; tremor; convulsions; criteria document; exposure evaluation; legislation; determination in biological matter; glossary; limitation of exposure
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Heterocyclic compounds
Agricultural chemicals