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ID (ISN) del documento54644
Número CIS 90-1637
ISBN(s) 92-4-154290-X
Año 1989
Número de serie Environmental Health Criteria 90
Título Dimethoate
Información bibliográfica World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1989. 85p. Illus. Bibl. Price: CHF 12.00.
Resumen Dimethoate is an organophosphorus insecticide produced in many countries for use against a broad range of insects in agriculture, and for control of the housefly. While the general population is not normally exposed to dimethoate, occupational exposure may occur during manufacture, formulation and use, mainly through inhalation and dermal absorption. Dimethoate is not persistent in the environment and its toxicity in aquatic organisms and birds has been reported to be moderate to high. Animal experiments have shown dimethoate to be moderately toxic. The lethal oral dose for human beings has been estimated to be in the range of 50-500mg/kg body weight. Topics covered in this review include environmental levels and human exposure; kinetics and metabolism; effects on organisms in the environment; effects on experimental animals and on man; evaluation of human health risks and effects on the environment.
Descriptores (primarios) productos químicos agrarios; OMS; polución ambiental; toxicología; protección de los cultivos; dimetoato
Descriptores (secundarios) efectos mutágenos; efectos tóxicos; revisión bibliográfica; mamíferos; compuestos organofosforados; pescados; documentación de base; microrganismos; insecticidas; investigaciones en el animal; estudio del metabolismo; efectos cancerígenos; pájaros
Tipo de documento E - Libros, informes, actas
Tema(s) Sustancias tóxicas y peligrosas
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos químicos
Navegación por categoria(s) Agricultural chemicals
Environmental pollution
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures
Esters and salts