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Main Title Bis-(2-chloroisopropyl) ether : drinking water health advisory.
CORP Author United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Water.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of the Assistant Administrator for Water,
Year Published 1989
Stock Number PB91-160622
Subjects BIS-(2-Chloroispropyl ether ; Environmental health--United States ; BIS-(2-Chloroisopropyl) ether--toxicity
Additional Subjects Potable water ; Water quality ; Water pollution effects(Humans) ; Toxicology ; Health hazards ; Pharmacokinetics ; Metabolism ; Teratogenic compounds ; Tests ; Carcinogens ; Mutagens ; Water pollution effects(Animals) ; Chemical analysis ; Skin(Anatomy) ; Eyes ; Bis(chloromethyl ethyl)ether ; CAS 108-60-1
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB91-160622 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 16 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
The Drinking Water Health Advisory, Office of Water, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, has issued its report on the chemical, bis-(2-chloroisopropy) ether. Bis-(2-chloroisopropyl) ether is used as a solvent for fats, waxes, and greases; in textile manufacturing; in the manufacturing of cleaning solutions and spotting agents; in paint and varnish removers; and as an intermediate in chemical synthesis. The report covers the following areas: the occurrence of the chemical in the environment; its environmental fate; the chemical's absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion in the human body; and its health effects on humans and animals, including mutagenicity and carcinogenicity characteristics. Also included is the quantification of its toxicological effects.
"September 1989." Includes bibliographical references. Microfiche.,