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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 ...
Alpha and Beta-Hexachlorocyclohexanes - Environmental Health Criteria 123
Alpha-hexachlorocyclohexane (alpha-HCH) is a major by-product (65-70%) in the manufacture of lindane (> 99% gamma-HCH). Its solubility in water is low, but it is very soluble in organic solvents such as acetone, chloroform, ...
Principles and Methods for the Assessment of Nephrotoxicity Associated with Exposure to Chemicals - Environmental Health Criteria 119
Nephrotoxicity can be defined as renal disease or dysfunction that arises as a direct or indirect result of exposure to medicines, and industrial or environmental chemicals. It is well established that toxic nephropathies ...
2, 4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid (2,4-D) - Environmental Health Criteria 29
All exposure determinations and risk assessments ultimately depend on accurate chemical analyses, and therefore some critical aspects of analysis for 2,4-D residues have been included in the present document. The available ...
Principles for the Safety Assessment of Food Additives and Contaminants in Food - Environmental Health Criteria 70
This publication is concerned with reviewing the basis for decision-making by the Joint Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health ...
Quintozene - Environmental Health Criteria 41
Technical quintozene (pentachloronitrobenzene) is a white solid with a musty odour, that, is used in formulation as a soil fungicide and as a seed dressing. Hexachlorobenzene is a possible major contaminant in technical ...
Lead: Environmental Aspects - Environmental Health Criteria 85
Lead is a bluish or silvery-grey soft metal. With the exception of the nitrate, the chlorate, and, to a much lesser degree, the chloride, the salts of lead are poorly soluble in water.This document, although based on a ...
Methanol Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 105
Methanol is a colourless, polar, volatile, flammable liquid with a mild alcoholic odour when pure. It decomposes on heating producing carbon monoxide and formaldehyde. Methanol reacts violently with oxidizing materials ...
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.