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ID (ISN) del documento25690
Número CIS 76-1392
Año 1976
Número de serie
Autor(es)
Health and Safety Executive, London.
Título Guidance note: fumigation using methyl bromide (bromomethane).
Información bibliográfica General Series/1, H.M. Stationery Office, P.O. Box 569, London SE1 9NH, United Kingdom, June 1976. 12p. 16 ref.
Resumen This guidance note contains sections devoted to: hazards of methyl bromide (skin burns; massive accumulation of fluid in lungs following inhalation of high concentrations; damage to brain and nervous system and possibly to kidneys); employers' and workers' responsibilities; qualifications and duties of operators; compliance of fumigant with British Standards (cylinders; cans; storage and transport; warning agents); detecting equipment; precautions (halide detector lamp; gas detector tubes); fumigation of buildings, of stacks of commodities, of ships, freight containers, soil and compost in greenhouses, etc. Data on properties of methyl bromide, methods of protection, protective clothing, first aid and medical treatment, legislation and documentation are appended.
Descriptores (primarios) Reino Unido; protección de los cultivos; fumigantes; bromuro de metilo
Descriptores (secundarios) primeros auxilios; respiradores; riesgos para la salud; responsabilidades; legislación; directiva; detección de atmósferas tóxicas; métodos de trabajo y seguridad
Tipo de documento F - Notas informativas, directrices prácticas, normas
Tema(s) Sustancias tóxicas y peligrosas
Broad subject area(s)
Navegación por categoria(s) Halogenated hydrocarbons
Agricultural chemicals