TITLE

Role of individual susceptibility in risk assessment of pesticides

AUTHOR(S)
Leng, G.; Lewalter, J.
PUB. DATE
July 1999
SOURCE
Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Jul1999, Vol. 56 Issue 7, p449
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on studies regarding individual pesticide burden of workers in the chemical industry. Sample size of the study; Exposure of workers to various types of pesticides; Measurement of p-nitrophenol concentration in urine of these workers after pesticide exposure.
ACCESSION #
9568153

 

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