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ID (ISN) del documento58621
Número CIS 92-1636
ISSN - Título de la serie 0025-7818 - Medicina del lavoro
Año 1990
Número de serie
Autor(es) Ambridge E.M., Haines I.H., Lambert M.R.K.
Título Operator contamination during pesticide application to tropical crops
Información bibliográfica Nov.-Dec. 1990, Vol.81, No.6, p.457-462. Illus. 6 ref.
Resumen Investigations to determine dermal contamination of rural farmers during pesticide application to tropical crops are described. Contamination patterns and levels vary according to crop type and height, and application method. Non-toxic model pesticides and tracer dyes were applied to rice, vegetable, mango, cotton and coffee crops in the Philippines, Thailand, Tanzania and Malawi, using knapsack and ULV spinning disc sprayers. Tracer dye falling on the operator during application was measured for each type of crop sprayed. Mean gross dermal deposits of dye were: rice 97mg/h; mango 257mg/h; vegetables 103mg/h; cotton 220mg/h; coffee 95mg/h. The implications of these gross dermal deposit figures in relation to pesticide contamination and hazard are discussed.
Descriptores (primarios) pesticidas; absorción cutánea; paises en desarrollo; agricultura; plantaciones; protección de los cultivos
Descriptores (secundarios) Malawi; Tanzania, República Unida de; Tailandia; Filipinas
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaReino Unido
Tema(s) Agricultura, pesca, cría de ganado
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos químicos
Navegación por categoria(s) Agricultural chemicals
OSH in developing countries
Agricultura