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    • Kelevan / published under the joint sponsorship of the United Nations Environment Programme, the International Labour Organisation and the World Health Organization 

      World Health Organization; International Labour Organization; United Nations Environment Programme; International Programme on Chemical Safety; WHO Task Group on Environmental Criteria for Organochlorine Pesticides (‎1986)‎
      Assesses available data on the risks for human health and the environment posed by kelevan, a chlordecone derivative used in a number of countries as an insecticide, mainly for the control of the potato beetle and the banana root borer. The opening sections summarize what is known about the properties of kelevan, sources of exposure, environmental transport and distribution, levels in the environment, and kinetics and metabolism. A section devoted to the effects of kelevan on organisms in the environment concentrates on the findings from a very ...
    • Tetradifon / published under the joint sponsorship of the United Nations Environment Programme, the International Labour Organisation, and the World Health Organization 

      World Health Organization; United Nations Environment Programme; International Labour Organization; International Programme on Chemical Safety; WHO Task Group on Environmental Criteria for Organochlorine Pesticides (‎1986)‎
      Tetradifon is a white crystalline solid used in formulation as an acaricide in agriculture and horticulture. This report evaluates data on the chemical properties of tetradifon, methods for its determination, levels in the environment, sources of exposure, and associated risks for the environment and the general population. Data from experimental studies in animals and short-term in vitro tests are also used to assess toxicity, mutagenicity, and carcinogenicity. Because of the uses of tetradifon, particular attention is given to questions of ...