Chapter 23. Fate of Pesticides in the Environment and the Quality of Drinking Water in Relation to Human Health

  1. Mervyn Richardson
  1. Mihaela Vasilescu

Published Online: 10 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527616039.ch23

Chemical Safety: International Reference Manual

Chemical Safety: International Reference Manual

How to Cite

Vasilescu, M. (1994) Fate of Pesticides in the Environment and the Quality of Drinking Water in Relation to Human Health, in Chemical Safety: International Reference Manual (ed M. Richardson), VCH Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527616039.ch23

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:

  • pesticides;
  • environment;
  • drinking water;
  • human Health;
  • quality

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Historic

  • Definition, Classification

  • Use

  • Environmental Transport, Distribution, and Transformation

  • Drinking Water Contamination Levels and Human Exposure

  • The Estimation of Environmental Pollution Impact on Human Health

  • Danube River as a Source for Drinking Water, Evaluation of Human Exposure by Pesticides - A Case Study

  • Conclusions