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|Main Title||Health advisory for hexachloroethane /|
|Author||Gordon, L. ; Hartley, W. R. ; Roberts, W. C.|
|CORP Author||Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Drinking Water. ;Army Medical Research and Development Command, Fort Detrick, MD.|
|Publisher||U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,|
|Additional Subjects||Potable water ; Water quality ; Water pollution effects(Humans) ; Toxicology ; Health hazards ; Pharmacokinetics ; Metabolism ; Carcinogenicity tests ; Mutagenicity tests ; Teratogens ; Water pollution effects(Animals) ; Chemical analysis ; Skin(Anatomy) ; Eyes ; Hexachloroethane ; CAS 67-72-1|
|Collation||1 volume (various pagings)|
The Drinking Water Health Advisory, Office of Water, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, has issued its report on the chemical, hexachloroethane. Hexachloroethane is a chlorinated alkane which has been used in high pressure lubricants, rubber and insecticidal formulations, moth repellants, fire extinguishing fluids, fermentation retardants, chemical precursors, and rodenticides. 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 its mutagenicity and carcinogenicity characteristics. Also included is the quantification of its toxicological effects.
"January 1991." "Criteria and Standards Division, Office of Drinking Water." Includes bibliographical references. Microfiche.