Hygienic normalization of pesticide residues and their tolerance levels in foodstuffs in the U.S.S.R.

  • N. N. Melnikov
  • M. G. Shevchenko
Conference paper
Part of the Residue Reviews book series (RECT, volume 35)


In the thirties, just after the mass application of pesticides for pests and plant disease control began, their application in the Soviet Union was regulated. The regulation applied not only to application conditions but to toxicant contents in foodstuffs as well; this regulation primarily concerned arsenic and fluorine compounds. As the assortment of formulations and the scale of their usage in agriculture widened the methods of pesticide evaluations were improved and the conditions of their safe application were determined more accurately.


Pesticide Residue Tolerance Level Maleic Hydrazide Carbon Disulphide Minimum Effective Concentration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. N. Melnikov
    • 1
  • M. G. Shevchenko
    • 2
  1. 1.All-Union Research Institute of Plant Protection ChemicalsMoscowU.S.S.R.
  2. 2.Ministry of Public HealthU.S.S.R.

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