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A journal "Dovkillia ta zdorovia" (Environment & Health) publishes the articles on the problems in the field of medical ecology, hygiene, health protection and ecological safety.

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State Institution "O.M. Marzeiev Institute for Hygiene and Medical Ecology of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine"

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Environment & HealthISSN: 2077-7477 eISSN: 2077-7485
No: 1 (85)   -   March, 2018   -   Pages: 58-63
Hygienic assessment of fungycidesm on human health influence risk after consumption of agricultural products growed in their application
Vavrinevych O.P.1, Antonenko A.M.1, Omelchuk S.T.1
1 O.O. Bohomolets National Medical University, Kyiv

The main component of rational nutrition is the obligatory consumption of vegetables and fruits. It is known that the use of chemical plant protection products to combat various diseases is an integral part of the intensive technology of fruit, vegetable crops and vineyards growing, but the presence of its residual amounts in food products and raw materials may lead to violations in the health of consumers.

Purpose the work was hygienic assessment of the risk of fungicides adverse effects on human health when consuming agricultural products grown in their application.

Materials and methods. The half-life periods (τ50) of the substance in plants were calculated. For this purpose, a method of mathematical modeling was used. In order to evaluate the obtained indices, we proposed the algorithm for a comprehensive assessment of the possible negative impact on human organism of pesticides in the use of agricultural products grown in their application.

Results and discussion. The results of calculations and comparison of variables showed that the values of a possible daily intake of pesticide with products were significantly lower than allowable daily intake of pesticide with products for all studied fruit and vegetable crops.

Conclusions.It was established that the magnitude of the risk of harmful effects of fungicides in the consumption of agricultural products grown during their application were 1-2 orders of magnitude lower than the allowable ones and ranged from 1,2×10-2 to 2,6×10-1.

Risk,consumption, allowable, possible, agricultural products
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