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|Main Title||Chloromethane : 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,|
|Subjects||Methyl chloride ; Environmental health--United States ; Methyl Chloride--toxicity ; Chloromethane|
|Additional Subjects||Potable water ; Water quality ; Water pollution effects(Humans) ; Methyl chloride ; Toxicology ; Pharmacokinetics ; Metabolism ; Carcinogenicity tests ; Mutagenicity tests ; Teratogens ; Water pollution effects(Animals) ; Chemical analysis ; Skin(Anatomy) ; Eyes ; Health hazards ; CAS 74-87-3|
|Collation||26 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm|
The Drinking Water Health Advisory, Office of Water, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, has issued its report on the chemical, methyl chloride. Methyl chloride is used in the production of other chemical products. 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.
"October 1989." Includes bibliographical references. Microfiche.,
CAS No. 74-87-3.