1968 EVALUATIONS OF SOME PESTICIDE RESIDUES IN FOOD
Issued jointly by FAO and WHO
The content of this document is the result of the deliberations of the
Joint Meeting of the FAO Working Party of Experts and the WHO Expert
Committee on Pesticide Residues, which met in Geneva, 9-16 December,
FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
This pesticide has been previously evaluated (FAO/WHO, 1965, 1968);
however, no recommendations for acceptable daily intake or tolerances
were made. Since that time additional studies have raised further
problems which are outlined in the monograph addendum on carbon
Further work or information
Required (before acceptable daily intakes, tolerances or negligible
residue levels can be established).
1. Information on the level of residues that may persist in the
unchanged form after processing treated food products.
2. Long-term feeding studies to be carried out on two mammalian
FAO/WHO. (1965) Evaluation of the hazards to consumers resulting from
the use of fumigants in the protection of food. FAO Mtg. Rept. No.
PL/1965/10/2; WHO/Food Add./28.65
FAO/WHO. (1968) 1967 evaluations of some pesticide residues in food.
(FAO, PL:1967/M/11/1; WHO/Food Add./68.30)
IUPAC. (1968) IUPAC Information Bulletin 32:122-127