Sittig's Handbook of Pesticides and Agricultural Chemicals

Sittig's Handbook of Pesticides and Agricultural Chemicals

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This reference handbook provides fully updated chemical, regulatory, health, and safety information on nearly 800 pesticides and other agricultural chemicals. The clear, consistent and comprehensive presentation of information makes Sittig's an essential reference for a wide audience including first responders, environmental and industrial health/safety professionals, the food industry, the agricultural sector and toxicologists. Detailed profiles are provided for each substance listed, including: usage; crop-specific residue limits; hazard ratings for long-term human toxicity; and endocrine disruptor and reproductive toxicity information. Every chemical profile contains references and web links to source information from the EPA, OSHA, the World Health Organization (WHO), and other important advisory and lawmaking bodies. This work is focused on regulated chemicals. The substances covered include pesticides, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, rodenticides and related agricultural chemicals used on foods grown and produced for both human and animal consumption. These products are organized with common names, chemical synonyms, trade names, chemical formulae, US EPA pesticide codes, EU regulations including Hazard Symbol and Risk Phrases, EINECS, RTECS, CAS, and other unique identifiers so that all who may have contact with, or interest in them can find needed information quickly. A comprehensive reference for the agricultural sector, food industry, agrochemical manufacturing and distribution sector, and first responders Brings together a wealth of hazard and response, regulatory and toxicological information in one convenient go-to handbook Covers US, EU and worldwide regulatory requirementsNational Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, NIOSH/OSHA Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards. ... 98, 33084-33133, Washington DC (May 19, 1980) (6) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Federal Register, 43, 4109, ... National Toxicology Program, Research Triangle Park, NC (1985) (11) Verscheuren, K., a€œ Handbook of Environmental Data on ... a€œManual of Industrial Hazard Assessment Techniques, a€ Office of Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Washington DC (1985 )anbsp;...

Title:Sittig's Handbook of Pesticides and Agricultural Chemicals
Author:Richard P. Pohanish
Publisher:William Andrew - 2014-09-06


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