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ID (ISN) del documento62258
Número CIS 94-974
ISSN - Título de la serie 0271-3586 - American Journal of Industrial Medicine
Año 1993
Número de serie
Autor(es) Brouwer R., van Maarleveld K., Ravensberg L., Meuling W., de Kort W., van Hemmen J.J.
Título Skin contamination, airborne concentrations, and urinary metabolite excretion of propoxur during harvesting of flowers in greenhouses
Información bibliográfica Nov. 1993, Vol.24, No.5, p.593-603. Illus. 29 ref.
Resumen In eight greenhouses used for carnation culture, workers engaged in harvesting (n=16) were monitored for dermal and respiratory exposure and urinary excretion of propoxur. Total estimated dermal and respiratory exposure during harvesting ranged from 0.2 to 46mg and from 3 to 278µg, respectively. To study the relationship between external and internal exposure to propoxur, respiratory and dermal exposure levels were compared with the total amount of 2-isopropoxyphenol (IPP), the major metabolite of propoxur, excreted in urine in 24hrs. The Pearson correlation coefficient between dermal exposure and the total amount of excreted IPP was 0.95. A correlation coefficient of 0.84 was found between respiratory exposure and the amount of IPP excreted. The latter association was probably caused by the covariation of respiratory and dermal exposure levels (r=0.85). Calculations indicated that dermal exposure could account for >80% of the amount of excreted IPP. On the basis of the amount of IPP excreted, there was no reason to suspect increased health risks for workers from exposure to propoxur during harvesting.
Descriptores (primarios) arprocarbamatos; pesticidas; recolección; dosificación en la orina; floricultura; tests de exposición; efectos dermatológicos
Descriptores (secundarios) toma de muestras y análisis; trabajos agrícolas
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaPaíses Bajos
Tema(s) Agricultura, pesca, cría de ganado
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos químicos
Navegación por categoria(s) Skin diseases
Biological monitoring
Amides
Agricultura
Agricultural chemicals