Chlorocarbons and Chlorohydrocarbons, Toxic Aromatics
Published Online: 15 APR 2003
Copyright © 2003 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. All rights reserved.
Encyclopedia of Agrochemicals
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Safe, S. H. 2003. Chlorocarbons and Chlorohydrocarbons, Toxic Aromatics. Encyclopedia of Agrochemicals.
- Published Online: 15 APR 2003
Chlorinated biphenyls, chlorinated naphthalenes, benzene hexachloride, 608-73-1, and chlorinated derivatives of cyclopentadiene are no longer in commercial use because of their toxicity. However, they still impact the chemical industry because of residential environmental problems. This article discusses the toxicity and environmental impact of these materials.
- chlorinated biphenyls;
- chlorinated naphthalenes;
- benzene hexachloride;