Aldrin and dieldrin : health and safety guide
World Health Organization & International Programme on Chemical Safety. (1989). Aldrin and dieldrin : health and safety guide. World Health Organization. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/39358
Health and safety guide ; no. 21
DescriptionCompanion volume to: Environmental health criteria ; 91
Published by the World Health Organization for the International Programme on Chemical Safety
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Aldrin and dieldrin / 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)Aldrin and dieldrin are organochlorine pesticides manufactured commercially since 1950 and once widely used to control many soil pests of agricultural importance. Dieldrin was also used in public health to control the vectors of some tropical diseases. Wide use was halted in the early 1970s, when evidence of environmental and health hazards prompted many governments to ban or severely restrict the use f these chemicals for agricultural purposes. Dieldrin continues to be used to protect wood and wood structures against attack by termites and wood ...
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