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World Health Organization : Regional Office for the Western Pacific, Bureau Regional du Pacifique Occidental ; Year 1993, Division of Vector Biology and Control, No. 17: Insecticides Used in Public Health

By C. Y. Chow

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Title: World Health Organization : Regional Office for the Western Pacific, Bureau Regional du Pacifique Occidental ; Year 1993, Division of Vector Biology and Control, No. 17: Insecticides Used in Public Health  
Author: C. Y. Chow
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Language: English
Subject: Health., Public health, Wellness programs
Collections: Medical Library Collection, World Health Collection
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Chow, Dr, C. Y. (n.d.). World Health Organization : Regional Office for the Western Pacific, Bureau Regional du Pacifique Occidental ; Year 1993, Division of Vector Biology and Control, No. 17. Retrieved from http://worldebooklibrary.com/


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Medical Reference Publication

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The purpose of this document is to provide field workers on vector control w i t h a simple guide for ready reference on the use of insecticides lor control of insects of public health impartance. For more detailed information, certain publlcations (e.g., WHO, 1970; WHO 1977; Pratt & Littlq, 1974) may be referred to. For easy reference, Annexes 1-7 give the formulations and dosages of comman insecticldes employed in the control of mosquitos, f l i e s , fleas, lice, cockroaches and bedbugs; these are based mainly on the seventeenth report of the WHO Expert Committee on Insecticides (WHO, 1970) and CT)C (1973).

Table of Contents
CONTE 1. INTRODUCTION ............................................... 1 2.P E SOF INSECTXCID~ .......................................... 1 7. INSECTICIDE FORMULATIONS ....................................... 2 4. INSECTICIDES CXREWLY USED IN PUBLIC HEALTH .................. 2 4.1 Chlorinated hydrocarbons ................................. 2 4.1.1 DDT series ........................................ 2 (a) DDT ..................... .. .................. 2 (b) Methoxychlor ................................. 7 4.1.2 Benzene hexachloride ............................... 3 (a) HCH .......................................... 3 (b) Lindane ....................................... 3 4.1.3 Chlordane series .................................. 3 (a) Chlordane .................................... 3 (b) Dieldrin ............... ....... ............... 3 4 2 Organophosphates ......................................... j 4.2.1 Malathion group ................................... 3

 

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