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Chlorine and Hydrogen Chloride - Environmental Health Criteria 21
The major sources of exposure to chlorine and hydrogen chloride that are of significance for human health are found in industry. Both chlorine and hydrogen chloride are corrosive to most construction materials, as well as ...
1,1,1 - Trichloroethane - Environmental Health Criteria 136
1,1,1-Trichloroethane is a chlorinated hydrocarbon which is manufactured from vinyl chloride or vinylidene chloride by chlorination. The world production was approximately 680 000 tonnes in 1988. It is a colourless, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Isophorone Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 91
Isophorone is a colourless liquid. Its odour has been described as similar to those of peppermint and camphor. It is soluble in water and is miscible in all proportions with aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons, alcohols, ...
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.
Thallium and Thallium Compounds Health and Safety Guide 102
Thallium is a soft and malleable heavy metal with a bluish-white colour. Its relative molecular mass is 204.38. Its most important compound is the colourless, odourless and tasteless thallium(l) sulfate, previously used ...
Methomyl Health And Safety Guide - Health And Safety Guide 97
Methomyl is a white crystalline solid with a melting point of 77 °C. It is soluble in water and in many organic solvents. It is stable at temperatures up to 140 °C; the autoignition temperature is 265 °C. Methomyl is stable ...