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Fenvalerate - Environmental Health Criteria 95
Fenvalerate is a potent insecticide that has been in use since 1976. It is an ester of 2-(4-chlorophenyl)-3-methylbutyric acid and alpha-cyano-3-phenoxybenzyl alcohol, but lacks a cyclopropane ring. However, in terms ...
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 ...
Mercury: Environmental Aspects - Environmental Health Criteria 86
Mercury is a metal which is liquid at normal temperatures and pressures. It forms salts in two ionic states mercury(I) and mercury (II). Mercury (II), or mercuric, salts are very much more common than mercury(l) salts, and ...
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. ...