trichloroethane


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tri·chlor·o·eth·ane

(trī-klōr'ō-eth'ān),
An industrial solvent with pronounced inhalation anesthetic activity.
Synonym(s): methylchloroform
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In samples from the foundry C landfill, a trace of 1, 1, 1-trichloroethane was found in one sample from well 1 and traces of 1,2-dichloroethane and trichloroethane were found in one sample each from well 2A.
The products affected by this force majeure condition include liquid caustic soda, chlorine, Pels dry caustic soda beads, vinyl chloride, ethylene dichloride, ethyl chloride, perchloroethylene, trichloroethylene, 111 trichloroethane, VersaTRANS chlorinated solvents and hydrogen.
Trichloroethane without the issue of ozone depletion.
The 40-home site in the Town of East Fishkill has groundwater contaminated with trichloroethylene and trichloroethane, two chemicals that were used in sheet metal fabrication by the company whose name the site bears.
Scientists at Michigan State University have discovered a bacteria that can biodegrade a hitherto untreatable pollutant: trichloroethane (TCA), according to a study published in the Science review.
Other exempt solvents, such as 1,1,1 trichloroethane, will soon be banned from production due to their ozone depleting potential.
contaminated a public drinking well with 1,700 to 8,800 parts per billion of the solvent trichloroethane (TCA).
He had developed in 1954 the outstanding replacement of the highly toxic carbon tetrachloride, stabilized 1-1-1 trichloroethane, and such products as IBM Tape Cleaner and Developer for use by IBM Computers throughout the world.
Contaminants found at the sites include arsenic, benzene, cadmium, chromium, copper, creosote, dichloroethene (DCE), lead, mercury, polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), tetrachloroethylene (PCE), pentachlorophenol (PCP), trichloroethane (TCA), trichloroethylene (TCE), toluene, uranium and zinc.
We can be grateful for these products because they filled an important gap when we lost the preferred 1,1,1, Trichloroethane for environmental reasons.
When it's time to really clean out the system, a combination of trichloroethane and isopropanol works best.
It also led the way in purging trichloroethane from its worldwide operations in 1993 and worked closely with its suppliers to ban ODS (ozone-depleting substances).