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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Human pesticide experiments
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Boxer, Barbara.
Waxman, Henry A.
Publisher United States House of Representatives, Committee on Government Reform- Minority Staff, Special Investigations Division; United States Senate, Office of Barbara Boxer, Environmental Staff,
Year Published 2005
OCLC Number 60660286
Subjects Medical ethics ; Pesticides--Research
Additional Subjects United States.--Environmental Protection Agency
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBM  R853.H8H86 2005 c.1-2 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 06/17/2005
EJER RISK R853.H8H86 2005 OCSPP Chemical Library/Washington,DC 09/06/2005
ELBM  R853.H8H86 2005 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 12/01/2006
Collation 38 p. : ills. ; 28 cm.
Prepared for Sen. Barbara Boxer and Rep. Henry A. Waxman.
Contents Notes
Executive summary -- Background -- Human testing principles -- Clinton Administration policy on human pesticide experiments -- Bush Administration policy on human pesticide experiments -- Congressional consideration -- Purpose and methodology -- Exposure of human subjects to dangerous pesticides -- The organophosphate and carbamate experiments -- The NOEL experiments -- The Chloropicrin experiment -- Lack of informed consent -- Failure to disclose risks -- Use of complex language -- Compensation and liability limitations -- Questionable scientific validity -- Lack of statistical power -- Systematic dismissal of adverse events -- Failure to ensure that studies are capable of identifying effects -- Other problems -- Failure to conduct long-term medical follow-up -- Lack of guarantee for medical care for injuries caused by study -- Failure to terminate in accordance with protocol -- Questions about the use of institutional review boards -- Sponsor's unusual access to information -- Compliance with the Helsinki Declaration -- Limitations -- Conclusion -- Appendices.