Chapter 5. Toxicological Assessment of Agricultural Pesticides

  1. Denis Hamilton2 and
  2. Stephen Crossley3
  1. Mike Watson

Published Online: 23 JAN 2004

DOI: 10.1002/0470091614.ch5

Pesticide Residues in Food and Drinking Water: Human Exposure and Risks

Pesticide Residues in Food and Drinking Water: Human Exposure and Risks

How to Cite

Watson, M. (2003) Toxicological Assessment of Agricultural Pesticides, in Pesticide Residues in Food and Drinking Water: Human Exposure and Risks (eds D. Hamilton and S. Crossley), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470091614.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Animal and Plant Health Service, Department of Primary Industries, 80 Ann Street, GPO Box 46, Brisbane, Queensland 4001, Australia

  2. 3

    Food Standards Australia New Zealand, PO Box 7186, Canberra, MC ACT 2610, Australia

Author Information

  1. Department of Toxicology, Ricerca Inc., 7528 Auburn Road, PO Box 1000, Painesville, OH 440770-1000, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 JAN 2004
  2. Published Print: 31 OCT 2003

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Agrochemicals and Plant Protection

Book Series Editors:

  1. Terry Roberts4 and
  2. Junshi Miyamoto5

Series Editor Information

  1. 4

    Anglesey, UK

  2. 5

    Formerly of Sumitomo Chemical Ltd, Japan

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471489917

Online ISBN: 9780470091616

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Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Guidelines

  • Acute Toxicity Testing

  • Short-term Repeat-dose Toxicity Testing

  • Long-term Repeat-dose Toxicity/Carcinogenicity Testing

  • Reproductive Toxicity Testing

  • Genotoxicity

  • Specialized Studies

  • Interpretation of Results

  • Conclusions

  • Further Reading