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. When chlorine-free dry cleaning solvents like DF-2000 are used, these products increase the probability that the waste streams will fail regulatory benchmarks.
Chlorinated hydrocarbons were tested in this study to represent the chlorinated hydrocarbons produced by chlorination of the lubricating oil by degrading CFC/HCFC and thought to responsible for copper plating (Spauchus 1963).
Chlorinated hydrocarbons include dry cleaning fluids, industrial solvents, and chemicals used in photographic development, plastics manufacturing, and the computer industry.
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 typical properties of chlorinated hydrocarbons are given in Table 1.
Spec.- 1 Glycerin Bp Glyceral, Mist : 1-10 Percent 2 Ethylene Glycol Monosteeratee : 0.5-1 Percent 3 Coconut Diethanolamide : 1-10 Percent 4 Isopropanol Propan-Z-01 : 0 - 0.5 Percent 5 Sodium Chloride : 1-10 Percent 6 Chlorinated Hydrocarbon : 0.3 Percent 7 Alkyl Dimelhyl Betaine : 0.5 -1 Percent 8 Benzyl Alcohol : 0.05 Percent 9 Sodium Lavry Ether Sulphate : 1-10 Percent
National study of chlorinated hydrocarbon insecticide residues in human milk, USA.
Walter Machler, responsible for raw materials at Schiess AG: "The cleaning of parts is a very important matter for us and our customers." Schiess AG has always relied on chlorinated hydrocarbon (CHC) solvents as cleaning agents.
Reproductive and morphological condition of wild mink (Mustela vison) and river otters (Lutra canadensis) in relation to chlorinated hydrocarbon contamination.
Anyone who has ever used a vapour degreaser based on one of the chlorinated hydrocarbon solvents, such as trichlorethylene, will realise how difficult it is going to be to replace it.
TCE (trichloroethylene, ClHC=C[Cl.sub.2]), is a man-made chlorinated hydrocarbon in a ubiquitous class of pollutants used mainly as a solvent and is considered an animal carcinogen and a potential health hazard to humans.