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ID (ISN) del documento22445
Número CIS 75-413
ISSN - Título de la serie Work - Environment - Health
Año 1974
Número de serie
Autor(es) Axelson O., Sundell L.
Título Herbicide exposure, mortality and tumor incidence. An epidemiological investigation on Swedish railroad workers.
Información bibliográfica 1974, Vol.11, No.1, p.21-28. Illus. 15 ref.
Resumen An epidemiological investigation of tumour incidence and mortality among Swedish railroad workers exposed to different herbicides showed a significantly increased tumour incidence and mortality among workers exposed to amitrol (3-amino-1,2,4-triazole), and a normal tumour incidence and mortality among those exposed to phenoxy acids (2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid and 2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid). Exposure to amitrol was sometimes associated with exposure to 3-(3,4-dichlorophenyl)-1,1-dimethylurea (diuron) and 3-(p-chlorophenyl)-1,1-dimethylurea (monuron), which confuses the evaluation of the relationship between amitrol exposure and tumour incidence. Nevertheless, as the results are in agreement with those based on animal experiments, caution in using amitrol is advocated.
Descriptores (primarios) herbicidas; mortalidad; tumores; transporte por ferrocarril; colocación y mantenimiento de las vías
Descriptores (secundarios) Suecia; ácido diclorofenoxiacético; encuesta epidemiológica; aminotriazol; valoración del riesgo; ácido triclorofenoxiacético
Tipo de documento -
Tema(s) Sustancias tóxicas y peligrosas
Broad subject area(s)
Navegación por categoria(s) Rail transportation
Agricultural chemicals