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Alpha and Beta-Hexachlorocyclohexanes - Environmental Health Criteria 123
Alpha-hexachlorocyclohexane (alpha-HCH) is a major by-product (65-70%) in the manufacture of lindane (> 99% gamma-HCH). Its solubility in water is low, but it is very soluble in organic solvents such as acetone, chloroform, ...
Linear Alkylbenzene Sulfonates and Related Compounds - Environmental Health Criteria 169
Linear alkylbenzene sulfonates (LAS), a-olefin sulfonates (AOS), and alkyl sulfates (AS) are anionic sulfonates with molecules characterized by a hydrophobic and a hydrophilic (polar) group. Commercial mixtures Consist ...
Hexachlorobenzene - Environmental Health Criteria 195
Hexachlorobenzene (HCB) is a chlorinated organic compound with moderate volatility. It is practically insoluble in water, but is highly lipid-soluble and bioaccumulative. Technical grade HCB contains up to 2% impurities, ...
Principles and Methods for Assessing Direct Immunotoxicity Associated with Exposure to Chemicals - Environmental Health Criteria 180
In this monograph, the function and histophysiology of the immune system are reviewed, and the information necessary to understand and interpret the pathological changes caused by immunotoxic insults is provided. Emphasis ...
Hexachlorobenzene Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 107
At ambient temperature, HCB is a white crystalline solid. Technical grade HCB is available as a wettable powder, liquid or dust. It is virtually insoluble in water, but is soluble in ether, benzene, chloroform and hot ...
Alpha- and Betahexachlorocyclohexanes (Alpha- and Beta-HCHs) Health and Safety Guide
a- and 13-HCH can be determined separately from the other isomers, by gas chromatography with electron-capture detection, and other methods, after extraction by liquid/liquid partition and purification by column chromatography. ...