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ID (ISN) del documento61143
Número CIS 93-1967
ISSN - Título de la serie 0002-8894 - American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal
Año 1993
Número de serie
Autor(es) Kangas J., Laitinen S., Jauhiainen A., Savolainen K.
Título Exposure of sprayers and plant handlers to mevinphos in Finnish greenhouses
Información bibliográfica Apr. 1993, Vol.54, No.4, p.150-157. Illus. 11 ref.
Resumen The exposure of sprayers and plant handlers to mevinphos, a toxic organophosphate insecticide, was evaluated in eight flower-growing greenhouses, in order to assess an appropriate re-entry interval after application. The method of application considerably affected the levels of mevinphos in greenhouse air and on the foliage. The Finnish occupational exposure limit for mevinphos (100µg/m3) was exceeded during the use of non-thermal foggers. Usually, however, the concentration in the breathing zone was below 10µg/m3 9-12h after application; the half-life was 9.2h. These data provide evidence that the main route of exposure is dermal, a conclusion supported by the excellent correlation between dermal exposure and the amount of mevinphos on the foliage. The calculated re-entry interval was approximately 4.5h. However, that interval is likely to be too short in practice because the risk of dermal exposure is considerable for more than 10h after application.
Descriptores (primarios) mevinfós; pesticidas; tiempos sin exposición; valoración de la exposición; insecticidas
Descriptores (secundarios) flores; inhalación; floricultura; protección de los cultivos; absorción cutánea
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaFinlandia
Tema(s) Agricultura, pesca, cría de ganado
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos químicos
Navegación por categoria(s) Exposure evaluation
Esters and salts
Agricultural chemicals