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.
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).
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.