WHO Pesticide Residues in Food Series 20

Pesticide Residues in Food - 2004

Evaluations 2004: Part II - Toxicological

December 2006
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  • Publisher
    World Health Organization
  • Published
    1st December 2006
  • ISBN 9789241665209
  • Language English
  • Pages 461 pp.
  • Size 6.5" x 9.5"

The monographs in this volume summarize the safety data on 13 pesticides that could leave residues in food commodities. These pesticides are bentazone, captan, dimethipin, fenpropimorph, fenpyroximate, fludioxinil, folpet, glyphosate, phorate, pirimicarb, propiconazole, triademefon/triademenol and trifloxystrobin. The data summarized in the toxicological monographs served as the basis for the acceptable dietary intakes and acute reference doses that were established by the Meeting.

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