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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 ...
2, 4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid (2,4-D) - Environmental Health Criteria 29
All exposure determinations and risk assessments ultimately depend on accurate chemical analyses, and therefore some critical aspects of analysis for 2,4-D residues have been included in the present document. The available ...
Principles for the Safety Assessment of Food Additives and Contaminants in Food - Environmental Health Criteria 70
This publication is concerned with reviewing the basis for decision-making by the Joint Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health ...
Quintozene - Environmental Health Criteria 41
Technical quintozene (pentachloronitrobenzene) is a white solid with a musty odour, that, is used in formulation as a soil fungicide and as a seed dressing. Hexachlorobenzene is a possible major contaminant in technical ...
Brodifacoum Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 93
Brodifacoum is an off-white powder, which is stable in the solid form. Its solubility in water is very low (less than 10 mg/litre at 20 °C and pH 7); it is slightly soluble in benzene and soluble in acetone.
1, 3-Dichloropropene, 1, 2-Diciiloropropane and Mixtures Health and Safety Guide 76
Commercial 1,3-dichioropropene is a mixture of cis- and trans- isomers and 92% pure. It may also be used in admixtures with 1 ,2-dibromoethane (Dorloe) or with 1 ,2dichloropropane (D-D , soil fumigant; Nemex Telone , and ...
Inorganic Arsenic Compounds other than Arsine Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 70
Arsenic compounds are often unstable, and in many cases are not well defined materials. For example, the arsenites of the alkali metals are slowly converted in solution to arsenates, by atmospheric oxygen. Arsenic trisulfide ...
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. ...