halogenated hydrocarbon


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halogenated hydrocarbon

[həloj′ənā′tid]
Etymology: Gk, hals, salt, genein, to produce, hydor, water; L, carbo, coal
a volatile liquid used as an inhalation anesthetic, administered in combination with oxygen and/or nitrous oxide. The only halogenated hydrocarbon used for anesthesia is halothane.
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Halogenated hydrocarbons such as TCE and dichloroethylene (DCE) are among the most common water supply contaminants in the United States and abroad (1).
Samuel Lee's column published in this magazine in March, 1987, methylene chloride belongs to an important family of chemical compounds with widespread uses, (this family is) called halogenated hydrocarbons.
The most common types of VOCs found in homes included ethyl alcohol (suspected of coming from fungi), halogenated hydrocarbons (probably from refrigerators and dry cleaning solvents) and terpenes from building wood.
Include engineering services for the expert~s monitoring of groundwater remediation consisting of pump-and-treat for the purification of volatile halogenated hydrocarbons from groundwater at the site of YMOS AG in Obertshausen-Hausen for the years 2014 to 2017 with the option to extend for another 2 years i.
There are many references in the scientific literature about effects of halogenated hydrocarbons on development.
Objective and activities : The aim of the project is to promote the reduction of emissions from ODS banks (ODS ozone-depleting substances) in the form of halogenated hydrocarbons in developing countries and emerging economies.
Despite advisories warning anglers away from contaminated fishing spots, consumption of sport-caught fish remains an important route of human exposure to halogenated hydrocarbons thought to be risk factors for breast cancer.
The formulation is water based and synergistically utilizes existing active ingredients; having a cleaning power with no phosphates, no alkyl phenol ethoxylates, no chlorine, no halogenated hydrocarbons, and non-abrasives, non-corrosive, not caustic and completely eco-friendly.