chlorinated hydrocarbon


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hydrocarbon

 [hi″dro-kahr´bon]
an organic compound that contains carbon and hydrogen only.
alicyclic hydrocarbon one that has cyclic structure and aliphatic properties.
aliphatic hydrocarbon one in which no carbon atoms are joined to form a ring.
aromatic hydrocarbon one that has cyclic structure and a closed conjugated system of double bonds.
chlorinated hydrocarbon any hydrocarbon compound with chlorine substitutions; many are toxic. They are used mainly as refrigerants, industrial solvents, dry cleaning fluids, and insecticides (such as ddt and dieldrin). Some have been used as anesthetics, such as chloroform.

chlorinated hydrocarbon

a HYDROCARBON containing chlorine, such as the insecticide DDT (dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane). These compounds persist in the environment and can accumulate in various ANIMALS and in FOOD CHAINS. Such properties have restricted the use of the compounds.
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Many shops use spot cleaning products that contain very high concentrations of chlorinated hydrocarbons.
Oxidative Corrosion of Metal Surface (Fe) by Chlorinated Hydrocarbon (CFC/HCFC refrigerants) or Carbox-ylic Acids in Presence of Water.
Chlorinated hydrocarbons include dry cleaning fluids, industrial solvents, and chemicals used in photographic development, plastics manufacturing, and the computer industry.
In the present work, we extend our previous work by processing solutions of low-density polyethylenes (LDPE) and chlorinated hydrocarbons, which have different molecular structures and weights, and investigate the influences of the material properties on resultant foam structures.
We used factor 1 from a factor analysis (SAS Institute, 1988) to summarize the data on the 56 chlorinated hydrocarbon compounds.
Some like toxaphene are part of a group of chemicals known as chlorinated hydrocarbons which include the banned DDT and kepone.
The GPC ULTRA is designed for removing fats, proteins, and other large bio-molecules from samples to prevent interference in the analysis of mycotoxins, chlorinated hydrocarbon pesticides, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), antibiotics, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and other semi-volatile compounds.
Staying in the automotive sector, a high performance engine manufacturer in the Midlands is to move away from aqueous cleaning for a particular application and will install a Durr Universal 81S system, which uses a chlorinated hydrocarbon solvent.
Chlorinated hydrocarbon levels in human serum: effects of fasting and feeding.
Many chlorinated hydrocarbon compounds (CHCs) can be degraded via oxidative or reductive processes (http://umbbd.