Sittig's Handbook of Pesticides and Agricultural Chemicals
- Richard Pohanish, Richard P. Pohanish is president and publisher of Chem-Data Systems and author of Sittig's Handbook of Toxic and Hazardous Chemicals and Carcinogens.
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.
AudienceEnvironmental and industrial health/safety professionals, food industry (e.g. inspectors, quality assurance), agricultural sector, agrochemical manufacturing and distribution companies,emergency services / first responders, toxicologists.
- Published: August 2014
- Imprint: WILLIAM ANDREW
- ISBN: 978-1-4557-3148-0
Table of Contents
How to Use This Book
Key to Abbreviations, Symbols, and Acronyms
Pesticides, Chemical Intermediates, and Agro-Chemicals A to Z
General Guide to Chemical Resistant Gloves
Appendix:Carcinogens: Name by CAS Number/CAS Number by Name
Appendix:European/International Hazard Symbols, Risk phrases (R-phrases), and Safety phrases (S-phrases).
Appendix:Synonym and Trade Name Index-Cross Index
Appendix:CAS Number-Cross Index