Resources found: 32

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

WHO specifications for pesticides used in public health

It presents full and interim specifications and analytical methods for the use of insecticides, molluscicides, repelents and rodenticides used in public health for pest control. Documents in pdf forma...
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Resource added in: 08/05/2001
Available languages: English
Pesticide Utilization, Pest Control, Technical Specifications, Insecticides, Rodenticides, Reference Books, Toxicology, Guia [tipo de publicação]

International code of conduct on the distribution and use of pesticides

Code developed to address use of pesticides in developing countries with inadequate regulatory infrastructure. Twelve articles plus Guidelines. Document published on 2003; also available on pdf format...
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Resource added in: 31/01/2000
Available languages: English, Spanish, French
Toxicology, Environmental Health, Pesticide Utilization, Codes

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]

Pesticides and their behavior in the soil and water

It explains how pesticides can move from the area in which they are applied, and shows how this information can be used, along with otherfactors, to select the proper pesticide.
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Resource added in: 27/07/1999
Available languages: English
Toxicology, Pesticide Utilization, Water Pollution, 16209, rsosversosversosversosversos

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