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Main Title Health advisory for hexachloroethane /
Author Gordon, L. ; Hartley, W. R. ; Roberts, W. C.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Hartley, William R.
Brower, Margaret E.
Khanna, Krishan.
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,
Year Published 1991
Stock Number PB91-159657
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
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB91-159657 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
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.