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Chapter 1

Toxicology of Insecticides—Introductory Considerations

This chapter deals with some issues not covered by the remaining chapters in the book. These issues include the classification and regulation of pesticides and exposure (including exposure to mixtures of pesticides). Newer developments such as developmental neurotoxicity and probabilistic risk assessment are also examined. The complicated and confusing issue of nomenclature of pesticides is discussed as well as issues such as purity.

Publication details


Print publication date
30 Jan 2012
Copyright year
2012
Print ISBN
978-1-84973-191-1
PDF eISBN
978-1-84973-300-7
From the book series:
Issues in Toxicology