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|Title:||Organophosphorus insecticides : a general introduction / published under the joint sponsorship of the United Nations Environment Programme, the International Labour Organisation, and the World Health Organization|
|Authors:||World Health Organization|
United Nations Environment Programme
International Labour Organization
International Programme on Chemical Safety
|Publisher:||Geneva : World Health Organization|
|Abstract:||Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment associated with the large-scale use of organophosphorus insecticides in crop protection. Because of the large number of these compounds and the range of their toxic effects, the book assesses organophosphorus insecticides as a group, using a review of the world literature to identify the types of evidence available and the main points that should be considered when investigating the toxicity of individual compounds. Information on chemical properties and sources of human and environmental exposure is followed by an especially thorough assessment of the mechanisms by which these compounds exert their lethal action in the nervous system. Appendixes list the names and structure of 77 insecticides and summarize data on lethal doses and no-observed-adverse-effect levels in animals for 32 compounds|
|Description:||hun published by: Budapest : National Technical Information Centre and Library|
Russian version of nos. 62-78 bound together (barcode no. 0072068)
|metadata.dc.subject.other:||Pharmacology, Toxicology and Clinical Technology|
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