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Neurotoxicity Risk Assessment for Human Health: Principles and Approaches - Environmental Health Criteria 223
Chemicals have become an indispensable part of human life, sustaining activities and development, preventing and controlling many diseases, and increasing agricultural productivity. Despite their benefits, chemicals may, ...
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.
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 ...
Isobenzan Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 61
Isobenzan is a whitish to light-brown crystalline powder, with a mild chemical odour. It is relatively stable to acids, but liable to dehydrochlorination under strongly alkaline conditions. Solubility in organic solvents: ...
Beryllium - Environmental Health Criteria 106
Beryllium is a steel-grey, brittle metal, existing naturally only as the 9Be isotope. Its compounds are divalent. Beryllium has several unique properties. It is the lightest of all solid and chemically-stable substances, ...
Aldicarb Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 64
Aldicarb has a slight sulfur smell. It has a melting point of 100 °C and a specific gravity of 1.195 at 25 °C. it is soluble in water, sensitive to heat, and relatively unstable. Analytical methods for aldicarb include ...
Alpha- and Betahexachlorocyclohexanes (Alpha- and Beta-HCHs) Health and Safety Guide
a- and 13-HCH can be determined separately from the other isomers, by gas chromatography with electron-capture detection, and other methods, after extraction by liquid/liquid partition and purification by column chromatography. ...
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 ...
Acrylic Acid Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 104
Acrylic acid is a colourless liquid with an irritating acrid odour at room temperature and pressure. Its odour threshold is low (0.20-3.14 mg/rn3). It is miscible in water and most organic solvents.
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 ...