Sittig's Handbook of Pesticides and Agricultural Chemicals

Sittig's Handbook of Pesticides and Agricultural Chemicals

1st Edition - May 24, 2005

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  • Author: Stanley A. Greene
  • eBook ISBN: 9780815519034

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Sittig's Handbook of Pesticides and Agricultural Chemicals is specifically designed for use by those engaged in the agricultural and food processing industries, both vital to our nation's health and economy. People in every phase of food production, from the farm to the fork, will find a wealth of material here. It will also be of interest to professionals in the pharmaceutical, cosmetics, and personal care industries who use agricultural products as ingredients. It provides crop, chemical, regulatory, health and safety information on nearly 800 pesticides, fertilizers, and other agricultural chemicals. These chemicals are organized withg unique identifiers so that all who may have contact with or interest in them can find critical information quickly.


Food technologists, agricultural extension agents, agricultural chemical handlers, chemists, technicians, educators, manufacturers and regulators on state and federal level, government agroterrorism agencies and industry vendors/suppliers, professionals and educators across the entire food chain starting with pesticide manufacturers to food scientists, and animal/plant inspection services. Will also be of interest to pharmaceutical and cosmetics/personal care chemists, engineers and formulators, newspapers and the legal community.

Table of Contents

  • How to Use This Book
    Key to Abbreviations and Acronyms
    Chemical Records
    Chemical Name
    Use Type
    CAS Number
    Trade Names
    Chemical Class
    EPA/OPP PC Code
    California DPR Chemical Code
    ICSC Number
    RTECS Number
    EEC Number
    EINECS Number
    Human Toxicity (long-term) with CFR citations
    Fish Toxicity (threshold) with CFR citations
    US Maximum Allowable Residue Levels

    Carcinogen/Hazard Classifications
    US EPA Carcinogens
    US NTP
    California Prop. 65
    US TRI
    Label Signal Word
    WHO Acute Hazard
    Endocrine Disruptor
    Regulatory Authority
    Permissible Exposure Limits in Air
    Determination in Air
    Permissible Concentrations in Water
    Determination in Water
    Routes of Entry Harmful Effects and Symptoms
    Short Term Exposure
    Long Term Exposure
    Points of Attack
    Medical Surveillance
    First Aid
    Appendix 1: Index of Companies Cited
    Appendix 2: Directory of Agrochemical Manufacturers
    Appendix 3: Directory of Federal and Internatiuonal Regulatory Agencies for the Environment and Pesticides
    Appendix 4: Directory of State Regulatory Agencies for the Environment and Pesticides
    Appendix 5: Directory of Industrial and Professional Agrochemical and Food Related Organizations
    Appendix 6: Directory of Useful Hotlines, Databases, and Web Sites about Chemicals and the Environment
    Appendix 7: Agrochemical Web Sites - Useful Sources of Information about Agrochemicals and Food Safety
    Appendix 8: Synonym and Trade Name Cross Index
    Appendix 9: Index of EPA Product Codes
    Appendix 10: CAS Number Cross Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 1213
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © William Andrew 2007
  • Published: May 24, 2005
  • Imprint: William Andrew
  • eBook ISBN: 9780815519034

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Stanley A. Greene

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Lawyers Cooperative Publishing Company (former)

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