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Main Title Exposure of Spraymen to Pesticides.
Author Wolfe, Homer R. ; Armstrong, John F. ; Staiff, Donald C. ; Comer., Stanley W. ;
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Wenatchee, Wash. Field Studies Section.
Year Published 1972
Stock Number PB-277 585
Additional Subjects Industrial hygiene ; Pesticides ; Hazardous materials ; Skin(Anatomy) ; Respiratory system ; Exposure ; Fruit crops ; Industrial medicine ; Concentration(Composition) ; Standards ; Toxicity ; Toxicology ; Dosage ; Tables(Data) ; Toxic substances ; Reprints ; Agricultural workers ; Occupational safety and health ; Environmental health ; Threshold limit values ; Maximum permissible exposure level
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NTIS  PB-277 585 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/23/1988
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Abstract The article presents values for potential dermal and respiratory exposure, and for total exposure in terms of fraction of toxic dose were determined for 11 different pesticides during orchard spraying with air-blast application equipment. Highest total exposure was calculated to be only 1.12% of a toxic dose per hour for workers applying the organophosphorus compound, carbophenothion, the most toxic compound in the study. There was considerable variation in exposure to a specific pesticide depending on certain factors, mainly wind. Potential dermal exposure to each compound was much greater than potential respiratory exposure. Workers were subjected to relatively small fractions of a toxic dose each day as they applied the compounds that were studied.
Supplementary Notes Pub. in Archives of Environmental Health, v25 p25-31, Jul 72.
Availability Notes Included in the report, Journal Articles on Worker Exposure. Group 3, PB-277 584.
Title Annotations Reprint: Exposure of Spraymen to Pesticides,
PUB Date Free Form 21 Feb 72
Category Codes 6T; 6J; 57Y; 57U; 94D; 68G; 68E
NTIS Prices (Order as PB-277 584, MF A01)
Primary Description 500/01
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 323734232
Origin NTIS
Type CAT