Chapter 18. Environmental Effects of Substituted Phenols

  1. Zvi Rappoport
  1. Victor Glezer

Published Online: 7 OCT 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0470857277.ch18



How to Cite

Glezer, V. (2003) Environmental Effects of Substituted Phenols, in Phenols (ed Z. Rappoport), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470857277.ch18

Editor Information

  1. The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

Author Information

  1. National Public Health Laboratory, Ministry of Health, 69 Ben Zvi Rd., Tel Aviv, Israel. Fax: 972-3-6826996

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 OCT 2003
  2. Published Print: 22 JUL 2003

Book Series:

  1. PATAI'S Chemistry of Functional Groups

Book Series Editors:

  1. Zvi Rappoport

Series Editor Information

  1. The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471497370

Online ISBN: 9780470857274



This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Production and Use

  • Analysis of Phenols, Their Concentration and Speciation in the Natural Environment

    • Introduction

    • Solubility and pKa

    • Analysis—Sample Preparation and Methods of Determination

    • Phenols in the Environment

  • Toxicity and Health Effects

    • Introduction

    • Drinking Water Regulations. Taste and Odor

    • Toxicity

    • ‘Nontoxic’ Biological Activity of Phenols

  • Detoxification and Degradation

    • Chemical and Physicochemical Degradation

    • Biodegradation and Biomethylation

  • References