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Main Title Naphthalene : 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 1990
Stock Number PB91-160689
Subjects Napthalene ; Environmental health--United States ; Naphthalene--toxicity
Additional Subjects Potable water ; Water quality ; Water pollution effects(Humans) ; Naphthlene ; Toxicology ; Health hazards ; Pharmacokinetics ; Metabolism ; Carcinogenicity tests ; Mutagenicity tests ; Teratogens ; Water pollution effects(Animals) ; Chemical analysis ; Skin(Anatomy) ; Eyes ; CAS 91-20-3
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB91-160689 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 28 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
The Drinking Water Health Advisory, Office of Water, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, has issued its report on the chemical, naphthalene. Naphthalene is used in the manufacture of phthalic and anthranilic acids and other derivatives, and in making dyes; in the manufacture of resins, celluloid, lampblack and smokeless gunpowder; and as moth repellant, insecticide, anthelmintic, vermicide, and intestinal antiseptic. 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.
"March 1990." Includes bibliographical references. Microfiche.,