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Permethrin - Environmental Health Criteria 94
Permethrin was first synthesized in 1973 and marketed in 1977 as a photostable pyrethroid. Approximately 600 tonnes per year of permethrin is at present used world-wide, mostly for agricultural purposes. It has a potential ...
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, ...
Aluminium - Enviromnental Health Criteria 194
Aluminium is a silvery-white, ductile and malleable metal. It belongs to group IIIA of the Periodic Table, and in compounds it is usually found as AlIII. It forms about 8% of the earth's crust and is one of the most reactive ...
Diazinon - Environmental Health Criteria 198
The chemical name for diazinon is O, O-diethyl O-2-isopropyl-6-methylpyrimidinyl-4-yl phosphorothioate. The pure material forms a colourless liquid with a faint ester-like odour. The technical active ingredient is a ...
Methanol - Environmental Health Criteria 196
Methanol is a clear, colourless, volatile flammable liquid with a mild alcoholic odour when pure. It is miscible with water and many organic solvents and forms many binary azeotropic mixtures. Methanol occurs naturally ...