Dimethoate : health and safety guide
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World Health Organization & International Programme on Chemical Safety. (1988). Dimethoate : health and safety guide. Geneva : World Health Organization. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/39127
Health and safety guide ; no. 20
DescriptionCompanion volume to: Environmental health criteria ; 90
Published by the World Health Organization for the International Programme on Chemical Safety
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Dimethoate / published under the joint sponsorship of the United Nations Environment Programme, the International Labour Organisation, and the World Health Organization World Health Organization; International Programme on Chemical Safety (1989)Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by dimethoate, an organophosphorus insecticide widely produced and used to control a range of insects and mites. Dimethoate formulations are applied on numerous crops, including those grown in greenhouses, and used for the indoor control of houseflies. The book opens with information on physical and chemical properties and methods used for detection and analysis. Other sections describe the sources of human and environmental exposure, explain the behaviour of dimethoate in the environment, ...