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Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) and Polychlorinated Terphenyls (PCTs) Health and Safety Guide 68
The PCBs are chlorinated hydrocarbons that are manufactured commercially by the progressive chlorination of biphenyl in the presence of a suitable catalyst (e.g., iron chloride). Depending on the reaction conditions, the ...
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 ...
Methyl Parathion Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 75
Pure methyl parathion is crystalline and white. It is relatively insoluble in water, poorly soluble in petroleum ether and mineral oils, and readily soluble in most organic solvents. Methyl parathion is stable at pH 1-7, ...
Trimellitic Anhydride Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 71
Trimellitic anhydride is a white solid in the firm of flakes. It is readily hydrolysed in water to trimellitic acid, which is moderately soluble in water. Trimellitic anhydride is readily soluble in acetone, cyclohexanone, ...
Rotenone Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 73
Rotenone is a naturally occurring chemical with insecticidal and piscicidal properties obtained from the roots of several tropical and subtropical plant species belonging to genus Lonchcarpus or Derris. Rotenone is a ...