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Phosphine and Selected Metal Phosphides - Environmental Health Criteria 73
Phosphine, or hydrogen phosphide, is a colourless gas which is odourless when pure, but the technical product usually has a foul odour, described as "fishy or "garlicky", because of the presence of substituted phosphines ...
Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids - Environmental Health Criteria 80
This document is aimed at focusing on a health menace that is insufficiently recognized, in order to evaluate the health risks on the basis of published data, and to draft a set of recommendations that would help in its ...
Vanadium - Environmental Health Criteria 81
?letaliic vanadium does not occur in nature. Over 70 vanadium minerals are known, carnatite and vanadinite being the most important from the point of view of mining. Production of vanadium is linked with that of other ...
Man-made Mineral Fibres - Environmental Health Criteria 77
Man-made mineral fibres (MMMF), most of which are referred to as man-made vitreous fibres (MMVF), are amorphous silicates manufactured from glass, rock, or other minerals, which can be classified Into four broad groups: ...
Dithiocarbamate Pesticides, Ethylenethiourea, and Propylenethiourea: A General Introduction - Environmental Health Criteria 78
The dithiocarbamates included in this review are those that are mainly used in agriculture and form part of the large group of synthetic organic pesticides that have been developed and produced on a large scale in the last ...
Dichlorvos Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide No. 18
Technical dichlorvos is a colourless to amber liquid with a mild chemical odour. It is hydrolysed by water at a rate of 3% per day at room temperature. It is corrosive to iron and mild steel.The purpose of a Health and ...