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Mirex - Environmental Health Criteria 44
Mirex (C10C112) is a white crystalline odourless solid it is an extremely stable substance. Gas chromatography with electron capture detection is the analytical method most commonly used for its determination. Mirex is ...
DDT and its Derivatives: Environmental Aspects - Environmental Health Criteria 83
It is the aim of this document to take the ecotoxicologist's point of view and consider effects on populations of organisms in the environment. The risk to human health of the use of DDT was evaluated in Environmental ...
Formaldehyde - Environmental Health Criteria 89
Formaldehyde is a flammable, colourless and readily polymerized gas at ambient temperatures. The most common commercially available form is a 30-50% aqueous solution. Formaldehyde is readily soluble in water, alcohols, and ...
Cypermethrin - Environmental Health Criteria 82
Cypermethrin was initially synthesized in 1974 and first marketed in 1977 as a highly active synthetic pyrethroid insecticide, effective against a wide range of pests in agriculture, public health, and animal husbandry. ...
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 ...