Resources found: 26

WHO Fact Sheets: Safety of pyrethroid - treated mosquito nets

It reviews the toxicity and hazards of insecticides and insecticide treated mosquito nets, and provides relevant recommendations on their safe use. Special consideration has been given to supply of in...
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Resource added in: 08/05/2001
Available languages: English
Malaria/prevention & control, Communicable Disease Control, Insecticides, Pesticide Utilization, Toxicology, 24967, Pesticides, Pesticide Utilization, Veterinary Medicine, Guia [tipo de publicação], rasitarasitarasitarasitarasita

WHO Pesticide Evaluation Scheme (WHOPES)

It presents information about the Programme, as objectives, products and progresses, specification and analytical methods, and collaboration for the development of pesticides for public health. It all...
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Resource added in: 08/05/2001
Available languages: English
Pesticides/analysis, Environmental Health, Pesticide Utilization, Pesticide Industry, Toxicology, Health Promotion

Back-siphoning pesticides into your home

It describes "back-siphoning" and how it may occur, and it presents some measures to be taken for preventing or solving this problem.
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Resource added in: 28/07/1999
Available languages: English
Toxicology, Water Pollution/prevention & control, Pesticide Utilization, Pesticides/adverse effects, Reference Books, Guia [tipo de publicação]

Pesticide application.

This is a series of texts relating to the use and application of pesticides, and it's presented in the following topics: pesticide spray adjuvants; pesticide compatibility; water Ph and pesticides; Tr...
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Resource added in: 28/07/1999
Available languages: English
Toxicology, Pesticides, Pesticide Utilization, Reference Books, Guia [tipo de publicação]

A review of physical-chemical parameters related to the soil and groundwater fate of selected pesticides used in New York State

This review contains information on twenty-three toxic chemicals used in New York state, and examines pesticides of wide application and high toxicity, most of which are on the restricted use list for...
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Resource added in: 27/07/1999
Available languages: English
Toxicology, Pesticides, Pesticide Utilization, Groundwater, 16209, Groundwater Pollution

Guidelines for corn producers: using corn herbicides and protecting water quality, Best Management Practices for New York producers

It presents Best Management Practices/BMPs, a program designed to minimize the potencial for adverse impacts on environment while maximizing the beneficial effects of pesticide use; also, it presents ...
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Resource added in: 27/07/1999
Available languages: English
Toxicology, Pesticides, Pesticide Utilization, Water Pollution/prevention & control, Reference Books, Guia [tipo de publicação]

Pesticide management for water quality: principles and practices

It intends to explain the fates of pesticidesafter they have been introduced into the environment, in addition, processes which affect pesticide movement and management practices which reduce their lo...
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Resource added in: 27/07/1999
Available languages: English
Toxicology, Pesticides, Pesticide Utilization, Pesticide Residues/adverse effects, Groundwater, Groundwater Pollution

Pesticides and groundwater: a guide for the pesticide user

It explains the pesticide contamination of groundwater, how it may occur, the properties of the soil and of the pesticides , and how groundwater may be protected. It presents recommended applicator pr...
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Resource added in: 27/07/1999
Available languages: English
Toxicology, Pesticides/adverse effects, Pesticide Utilization, Groundwater Pollution, Water Pollution/prevention & control, Reference Books, Guia [tipo de publicação]

Pesticides: health effects in drinking water

It discusses the presence of pesticides in drinking water and their effects on human health. It presents a table of health effects of some pesticides found in groundwater, and suggestions for further ...
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Resource added in: 27/07/1999
Available languages: English
Toxicology, Pesticides/adverse effects, Pesticide Utilization, Pesticide Residues, Drinking Water, Groundwater Pollution

Pesticide active ingredient profiles.

These pesticide profiles present a complete information set of each pesticide listed and include the Extension Toxicology Network/Extoxnet Pesticide Information Profiles, as well as information taken ...
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Resource added in: 26/07/1999
Available languages: English
Toxicology, Pesticides, Agrochemicals, Pesticide Utilization, Hazardous Substances