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Title: Ammonia / published under the joint sponsorship of the United Nations Environment Programme, the International Labour Organisation, and the World Health Organization
Authors: International Programme on Chemical Safety
United Nations Environment Programme
International Labour Organization
World Health Organization
Issue Date: 1986
Publisher: Geneva : World Health Organization
Language: English
Abstract: An expert assessment of the effects on human health and the environment posed by ammonia. Prepared by a 14-member task group, the book bases its evaluations on more than 600 published reports of epidemiological, laboratory, and clinical investigations, including controlled studies in man. The most extensive sections of the book are devoted to the effects of ammonia in the aquatic and terrestrial environments where, as a result of urbanization, industry, and farming, significant toxic effects of ammonia may arise. Readers will find especially detailed assessments of the effects on aquatic animals as well as effects on cattle, swine, and poultry resulting from continuous exposure under confined housing conditions. Information on the kinetics and metabolism of ammonia and on its effects on experimental animals and in vitro systems is also presented
Description: pol published by: Lodz : Institute of Occupational Medicine
Bibliography: p.150-205
210 p.
Subject: Ammonia
metadata.dc.subject.other: Pharmacology, Toxicology and Clinical Technology
Other Identifiers: 9241541946
8320015529 (pol)
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