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Agrochemical and Pesticide Safety Handbook

Handbook / Manual

Edited By: MF Waxman

616 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs

Lewis Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #95115 | ISBN: 1566702968
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NHBS Price: £127.00 $163/€138 approx

About this book

Serves as a field resource on the hazards of pesticides and chemicals used to eliminate pests and protect health, food, and fibre. Providing information on more than 500 pesticides and 100 agricultural chemicals, this informative handbook guides the reader in selecting proper respiratory protection, chemical protective clothing, and storage methods. The text also instructs users on proper response procedures for fires, spills, and other incidents involving these chemicals.


Preface Introduction History of Pesticide Usage Market for Pesticides Regulations Worker Safety Regulations Pests and Pest Control Toxicology and Mode of Action Classification of Pesticides Chemistry of Pesticides handling of Pesticides and the Use of Protective Equipment Fire Hazords and Prevention Pesticides in the Environment Pesticide Guides Chemical Guides

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