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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, ...
Principles and Methods for the Assessment of Nephrotoxicity Associated with Exposure to Chemicals - Environmental Health Criteria 119
Nephrotoxicity can be defined as renal disease or dysfunction that arises as a direct or indirect result of exposure to medicines, and industrial or environmental chemicals. It is well established that toxic nephropathies ...
Nickel - Environmental Health Criteria 108
Nickel is a metallic element belonging to group VIIIb of the periodic table. It is resistant to alkalis, but generally dissolves in dilute oxidizing acids. Nickel carbonate, nickel sulfide, and nickel oxide are insoluble ...
Hexachlorocyclopentadiene Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 63
Pure hexachiorocyclopentadiene (HEX) is a light, lemon-yellow liquid that has a pungent, musty odour. The odour threshold is reported to be 0.0014-0.0016 mg/m3. HEX is highly reactive and volatile at low temperatures. ...
Trichlorfon Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 66
Trichlorfon is a colourless crystalline powder that is stable at room temperature. It is slowly hydrolysed in acid media; the half-life is 526 days at pH 1-5 and 20°C. In alkaline media, at pH 8 and 37.5 °C, it hydrolyses ...
Nickel, Nickel Carbonyl, and some Nickel Compounds Health and Safety Guide 62
Nickel is a naturally occurring, shiny, light-coloured metal with high electrical and thermal conductivities. It is resistant to corrosion by air, water, and alkalis, but reacts with dilute oxidizing agents.
Aldicarb Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 64
Aldicarb has a slight sulfur smell. It has a melting point of 100 °C and a specific gravity of 1.195 at 25 °C. it is soluble in water, sensitive to heat, and relatively unstable. Analytical methods for aldicarb include ...
Isobenzan Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 61
Isobenzan is a whitish to light-brown crystalline powder, with a mild chemical odour. It is relatively stable to acids, but liable to dehydrochlorination under strongly alkaline conditions. Solubility in organic solvents: ...
Barium - Health and Safety Guide 46
Barium is an alkaline earth metal that occurs in nature in a combined form. It is present in rocks, minerals, soils, air, natural waters, and fossil fuels. Some barium salts (e.g., acetate, nitrate, and chloride) are quite ...
Paraquat Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide51
Pure paraquat salts are white and the technical products, yellow. They are crystalline, odourless, hygroscopic powders. Paraqual is slightly soluble in alcohol and practically insoluble in organic solvents. Paraquat is ...