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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Assessment of Environmental Exposure to Pesticides.
Author Durham., William F. ;
CORP Author National Communicable Disease Center, Atlanta, Ga.
Year Published 1964
Stock Number PB-276 877
Additional Subjects Hazardous materials ; Pesticides ; Industrial medicine ; Absorption(Biology) ; Exposure ; Industrial atmospheres ; Toxicity ; Toxicology ; Protection ; Skin(Anatomy) ; Environmental health ; Reprints ; Occupational safety and health ; Toxic substances
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-276 877 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/23/1988
Collation 12p
The importance of insects as vectors of disease, as pests, and as destroyers of crops has long been recognized, and the necessity for their control has led to the development of increasing numbers of new pesticidal agents. There are some inevitable hazards that accompany the use of these toxic materials. Each year a number of deaths and many more illnesses of varying degrees of severity are attributed to pesticides. Some of the newer organic phosphorus compounds, particularly parathion, and a few of the chlorinated hydrocarbon materials, such as dieldrin, have caused occupational poisoning. This paper will review some of the studies that have been done to evaluate the hazard from both occupational and environmental exposure to pesticides.