Amitrole : health and safety guide
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World Health Organization & International Programme on Chemical Safety. (1994). Amitrole : health and safety guide. World Health Organization. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/39643
Health and safety guide ; no. 85
DescriptionCompanion volume to: Environmental health criteria ; 158
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World Health Organization. Promotion of Chemical Safety Unit; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (WHO/PCS/DS/94.79, 1994)
World Health Organization. Promotion of Chemical Safety Unit; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (WHO/PCS/DS/94.79. Unpublished, 1994)
Amitrole / 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 (1994)Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposure to amitrole, a herbicide with a very wide spectrum of activity against annual and perennial broad leaf and grass type weeds. Amitrole, which appears to act by inhibiting the formation of chlorophyll, is widely used around orchard trees, on fallow land prior to sowing, along roadsides and railway lines, and for weed control in ponds. The herbicide is not approved for direct application to food crops. A review of studies on the environmental fate of amitrole concludes that ...