By M. Mercier (Auth.)
Read or Download Criteria (Dose/Effect Relationships) for Organochlorine Pesticides. Report of a Working Group of Experts Prepared for the Commission of the European Communities, Directorate-General for Employment and Social Affairs, Health and Safety Directorate PDF
Similar european books
The eu contract about the foreign Carriage of risky reliable through Inland Waterways (ADN) used to be followed in might 2000 by way of a Diplomatic convention held in Geneva. This e-book contains the textual content of the ultimate act of the convention, the answer followed by means of the convention, the contract itself and the up to date model of the annexed laws, revised as of one January 2007.
Europe’s networked societies of this day are formed by way of a transforming into interconnection in just about all components of lifestyles. The complexity of our infrastructures and the concurrent accessibility to technique of destruction by means of terrorist teams and person perpetrators demand cutting edge protection suggestions. despite the fact that, such evolving suggestions unavoidably elevate primary questions of shock in our societies.
The 4th ecu local assembly in Astronomy, entitled "Stars and celebrity Systems", was once held in Uppsala, Sweden, on August 7 -12, 1978. It was once attended by way of 228 contributors from 24 nations. Over a hundred papers have been provided; this required parallel classes during the assembly. monetary help was once given via the IAU, the Swedish division of schooling, the Swedish common technology study Council, the Swedish Institute and the college of Uppsala.
- Concepts of Social Stratification: European and American Models
- Samizdat and an Independent Society in Central and Eastern Europe
- The European Edisons: Volta, Tesla, and Tigerstedt
- The Eurosceptic 2014 European Parliament Elections: Second Order or Second Rate?
Additional info for Criteria (Dose/Effect Relationships) for Organochlorine Pesticides. Report of a Working Group of Experts Prepared for the Commission of the European Communities, Directorate-General for Employment and Social Affairs, Health and Safety Directorate
4 χ 10 mm Hg at 20 C. The solubility in water at room temperature is 10 ppm. It is slightly soluble in petroleum oils, soluble in acetone and aromatic and chlorina ted hydrocarbons. Unless otherwise stated this section uses the name lindane to describe gamma-HCH. It is stable to air, light, heat and carbon dioxide. It is not attacked by strong acids but is dechlorinated by alkali. 43 44 USES 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6-hexachlorocyclohexane is a persistent stomach poison and contact insecticide with some fumigant action, the activity of which is determined by the content of the gamma isomer.
1949). 25 Effects in other species have been reported. , 1973). Residues of organochlorine insecticides have been implicated in the declining reproductive capacity of several species of birds (Ratcliffe, 1967 ; Hickey and Anderson, 1968). , 1969). Japanese quails fed 200 ppm DDT in their diet at the start of the laying period produced hatchable eggs but there was a high rate of mortality among the young birds within a few days of hatching. Clear signs of neurotoxicity were noted (Judah, 1962).
HCH applied to the skin at a concentration of 3-5 %, had a skin sensitising effect in 47 out of the 112 cases. Chronic liver damage (cirrhosis and chronic hepatitis) has been reported, on the basis of liver biopsy, in 8 workers heavily expo sed to HCH or HCH/DDT mixtures for periods ranging from 5-13 years. As far as possible, other factors, such as alcoholism, were exclu ded as the cause of the cirrhosis (Schuttmann, 1968). (Mayersdorf and Israel , 1974). The study was carried out on 73 workers who were continually exposed to HCH and also to DDT and benzilan.