Chapter 10. Comparative Genetic Toxicity of Some Pesticides

  1. Mervyn Richardson
  1. Jasna Franekić,
  2. Dražena Papeš and
  3. Marija Alačevič

Published Online: 10 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527616039.ch10

Chemical Safety: International Reference Manual

Chemical Safety: International Reference Manual

How to Cite

Franekić, J., Papeš, D. and Alačevič, M. (1994) Comparative Genetic Toxicity of Some Pesticides, in Chemical Safety: International Reference Manual (ed M. Richardson), VCH Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527616039.ch10

Editor Information

  1. Birch Assessment Services for Information on Chemicals, 6 Birch Drive, Maple Cross, Rickmansworth, Herts WD3 2UL, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 31 MAR 1994

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527286300

Online ISBN: 9783527616039

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Keywords:

  • carcinogenicity;
  • potentially hazardous effects;
  • exposures;
  • genotoxicity tests;
  • pesticide hazard assessment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Genotoxicity Tests

  • Pesticide Hazard Assessment

  • Behaviour of Pesticides in the Environment

  • Genotoxicity of Selected Dithiocarbamates

  • Are Dithiocarbamates Challengers of Aneuploidy?

  • Some Conclusions resulting from these Genotoxic Studies

  • General Conclusions