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dc.contributor.authorWHO Expert Committee on Vector Biology and Controlen
dc.contributor.authorWorld Health Organizationen
dc.coverage.spatialGeneva
dc.date.accessioned2012-06-16T14:19:54Z
dc.date.available2012-06-16T14:19:54Z
dc.date.created1991en
dc.date.issued1991en
dc.identifier.isbn9241208139
dc.identifier.urihttp://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/41096
dc.description27 p.en
dc.description.abstractRecords a number of recommendations and conclusions concerning the risks to human health posed by the use of pesticides and the precautions needed to protect both exposed workers and the general public. The report provides concise information on a selection of topics in line with recent advances in knowledge, including improved understanding of the toxicology of pesticides. Both general recommendations and recommendations specific to individual pesticides are included. The opening section, which reviews trends in pesticide use, notes that chemical pesticides will continue to play a dominant role in vector control, particularly in view of the recent resurgence of vector-borne diseases. Alternatives to chemical control are also briefly reviewed. A section devoted to recent research on the safety of pesticides summarizes toxicological data on the pyrethroids, deet, chemical larvicides applied to drinking-water, and mutant bacteria used in the biological control of larvae. Other sections discuss recommended procedures for aircraft disinsection, establish basic principles for the risk management of household pesticides, and issue advice on the labelling of pesticide containers and the special circumstances under which some types of containers can be safely reused. The remaining sections discuss ways to improve training courses for pesticide users, summarize advances in methods for monitoring human exposure to pesticides, and call for urgent action to reduce the severe problems caused by acute pesticide poisoning in developing countries. The report concludes with concise guidelines for the treatment of poisoning due to organophosphorus, carbamate, and organochlorine insecticides, anticoagulant rodenticides, and paraquaten
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dc.publisherWorld Health Organization
dc.publisherWorld Health Organization
dc.relation.ispartofseriesWHO technical report series ; 813en
dc.subject.meshPesticidesen
dc.subject.otherVector Control and Pesticidesen
dc.titleSafe use of pesticides : fourteenth report of the WHO Expert Committee on Vector Biology and Control [‎meeting held in Geneva from 5 to 13 September 1990]‎en
dc.title.alternativeSécurité d' emploi des pesticides : quatorzième rapport du Comité OMS d' experts de la biologie des vecteurs et de la lutte antivectorielle [‎réuni à Genève du 5 au 13 septembre 1990]‎en
dc.title.alternativeEmpleo inocuo de plaguicidas : 14 informe del Comité de Expertos de la OMS en Biología de los Vectores y Lucha Antivectorial [‎se reunió en Ginebra del 5 al 13 de septiembre de 1990]‎en
who.relation.languageVersion10665/41103en
who.relation.languageVersion10665/41470en
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