chlorinated hydrocarbons


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chlorinated hydrocarbons

insecticidal substances which are no longer recommended for use on food animals because of their persistence in animal tissues and entry into the human food chain. Many of them still find industrial and nonanimal use and poisoning of animals can occur. Poisoning is manifested by nervous excitement, tremor, convulsions and death. Includes aldrin, benzene hexachloride, chlordane, DDD, DDT, heptachlor, isodrin, lindane, methoxychlor.
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Many shops use spot cleaning products that contain very high concentrations of chlorinated hydrocarbons.
Finally, to identify any organic compounds that have survived, we have to deal with oxychlorine compounds and possibly other strong oxidants in the sample which will react with and combust organic compounds to carbon dioxide and chlorinated hydrocarbons when the samples are heated by SAM.
Many regulations would have to be relaxed, such as those noted above for chlorinated hydrocarbons, but perhaps arsenic would have to be more tightly regulated.
Pollutants such as heavy metals, PAHs, and chlorinated hydrocarbons have been linked to a range of physiological problems in fishes, including reproductive impairment (Hose et al.
Chlorine containing compounds were supplied as chlorinated hydrocarbons, dry HCl gas in organic solvents, Cu (I and II) chlorides and iron (III) chlorides.
with brominated and chlorinated hydrocarbons like Tris.
Two classes of contaminants that are particularly problematic are petroleum hydrocarbons and chlorinated hydrocarbons as shown in Figure 1.
When the homogeneous solutions, prepared by the heating and mixing of the mixtures of low-density polyethylenes (LDPE) and chlorinated hydrocarbons under nitrogen ([N.
Dioxin is the name for a family of chlorinated hydrocarbons that are a toxic byproduct of some metal-refining methods, pesticide manufacturing, and the chlorinated bleaching of pulp and paper.
Paul Ehrlich warned in the May 1970 issue of Audubon that DDT and other chlorinated hydrocarbons "may have substantially reduced the life expectancy of people born since 1945.
Studies of aquifers in the city have found that all but a few contain chlorinated hydrocarbons, which are used in dry cleaning, car manufacturing and electronics.
Biological effects associated with bioconcentration of lipophilic contaminants have been attributed to the uptake of specific compounds or their metabolites, rather than the total body burden of hydrocarbons or chlorinated hydrocarbons.